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Pulse Growers Workshop in Conrad Wednesday

North Central Montana Regional

PULSE CROP PRODUCTION WORKSHOP

 WEDNESDAY – February 13, 2013

9:30-4:00

PONDERA SHOOTING SPORTS CLUB

 

 

TOPICS:

  • CROP PRODUCTION PRACTICES
  • HERBICIDE APPLICATION & CARRYOVER ISSUES
  • PULSE CROP RESEARCH & VARIETY TRIALS PANEL
  • PRODUCTION ECONOMICS
  • 2013 CROP INSURANCE UPDATE
  • INTRODUCTION TO BUYERS/PROCESSORS
  • LOCAL GROWER PANEL - TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS

SPEAKERS / GUESTS:

-          Dr. PERRY MILLER, MSU, PROFESSOR OF CROPPING SYSTEMS

-          Dr. CHENGCI CHEN, MSU. CENTRAL AG RESEARCH CENTER, MOCASSIN

-          Dr. MARY BURROWS, MSU, EXTENSION PATHOLOGIST

-          CHAD LEE, MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

-          ED DAVIS, RESEARCH AGRONOMIST, MSU BOZEMAN

-          PEGGY LAMB, MSU, NORHTERN AG RESEARCH CENTER, HAVRE

-          STEVE JUNGHANS,USDA /RMA RISK MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

-          OTHER RESEARCH AND INDUSTRY

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A Grim GRAY Book

Author Donna Gray's "Nothing To Tell-Extraordinary Stories of Montana Ranch Women" is anything but "Sunshine & roses"!  We're currently reading & enjoying this saga of hard work, hardships, family illness, poverty, & early widowhood as we continue with our Montana History reading up at the Marias Heritage Center on Tuesday evenings. I'll be th

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FSA, BCC Offer Producer Training Seminar This Saturday

The USDA Farm Service Agency, along with the Blackfeet Community College, invites producers to attend a free Production and Financial Management Training Workshop, this Saturday, Jan. 26th, from 9am to 5pm at The Blackfeet Community College in Browning. Participation in this workshop will count toward the FSA's borrower training requirements.

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Cenex Harest States Fined In Phillips County Case

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Cenex Harvest States Inc. has been fined $500,000 after pleading guilty to acriminal charge for not properly reporting the extent a chemical release during a fire at its milk co-op in

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Idaho Company Recalling Meat and Poultry Products

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho company is recalling 33,500 pounds of fully cooked meat and poultry products because of possible bacterial contamination. The USDA says B and D Foods is recalling a variety of meat products that could be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections

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Nothing To Tell

Actually, there is ALWAYS something to tell when I get at the ol' blog desk! "Nothing To Tell" is the new book that we decided on reading up at the Marias Heritage Center on Tuesday evening. Kareen Bratt's "My Home's In Montana" came to an end on Tuesday & what a wonderful conclusion it was. Ou

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What Exactly IS Rabies

Rabies is a viral infection that infects the brain & spine. Rabies is almost always FATAL unless treated BEFORE symptoms appear. Rabies is caused by a virus & is found in infected, warm-blooded animals. Animal

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Keeping Up With Those Custom Cutters

I received a report over the weekend from one of the custom cutter guys who lives up north in Alberta, "Talkative Todd, who comes here to the Golden Triangle for harvest every year. "Tall" Todd reports that he had touched base with Ken Adderholt down south last Friday & that Ken reported that a 2 day rain had dumped from 3/4 of an inch to 1

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Capping Wolf Population

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A state wildlife official says capping the Montana wolf population at 250 could jeopardize the state's oversight of the predators. Ken McDonald of Fish, Wildlife and Parks made his comments yesterday to a legislative panel meeting on the limit proposed by Rep

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A Look-See From The Knees

This morning (Wednesday), I received the monthly precipitation report for all of 2012 from the Knees & I found it most interesting looking back over the past year. LAST January .22 was recorded, only .10

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Christmas Crop Conditions

Received word this morning from "Tall" Todd, the custom harvest guy who comes up here to the Golden Triangle every summer. Todd has been in touch with Terry Lemmon from "The Gin" down in the Harrold/Vernon, Texas area & Terry is saying that if they don't get moisture within the next 2 weeks to forget coming down this next spring

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Book From Bratt Is Where It’s At

I'm blogging about Kareen Bratt's warm & friendly book, "My Home's In Montana" & I'll be reading more of Kareen's story of growing up on a wheat ranch in the Fort Benton area tonight (Tuesday) up at the Marias Heritage Center. I am b

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