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MSU Extension offers youth savings lessons and $100 prize drawings
BOZEMAN – Montana State University Extension is offering two Montana Saves Scavenger Hunts as part of the America Saves program during 2014-2015. The events are specifically designed for two age groups: 11-14 and 15-19. Students will learn about the benefits of saving and investing, how credit…
MSU Extension to Host 2015 Crop and Pest Management School
Register now for the Crop and Pest Management School held at Montana State University January 5-7, 2015. The 2½-day workshop will focus on small grain production in Montana. Ruth Dill-Macky, Professor of Small Grains Pathology at the University of Minnesota Department of Plant Pathology and S…
Pesticide Applicator Training on Dec. 10, 2014 in Shelby
MSU Extension will be hosting a Pesticide Applicator Training on Wednesday, December 10 at the Comfort Inn in Shelby.  This program is geared towards individuals with private or commercial pesticide applicator licenses and those wishing to obtain one...
Pals of the Pavilion are Thankful for Supportive Community
The Pals of the Pavilion, a local volunteer group that has been working to raise funds to remodel Choteau's community events center - The Choteau Pavilion - is planning to take a little time off while the remodel is completed. Jane Wolery, Teton County Agent, and a member of the group, gives us a br…
New Farm Bill
The Farm Service Agency in conjunction with RMA & MSU Extension is hosting a series of informational meetings on the new programs under the 2014 Farm Bill including PLC & ARC. Today, Wednesday, there's a meeting going on until noon down at the Conrad high School Auditorium. This…
Attention Golden Triangle Farmers
The Farm Service Agency in conjunction with RMA & MSU Extension is hosting a series of informational meetings on the NEW programs under the 2014 Farm Bill including PLC & ARC. There'll be a meeting this afternoon (Monday) from 2 until 6 down in Choteau at the Stage Stop Inn Conf…
Extension, FSA to Host Farm Bill Meetings this Month
BOZEMAN – Montana State University (MSU) Extension in partnership with USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) and USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced the schedule of 28 informational agricultural producer meetings in communities across Montana.
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MSU Extension Provides September Food Preservation Workshops
From Toole County Agent Alice Burchak:
This year’s gardening season has been very productive. It is a seasonal joy to have plenty of fresh produce and really enjoy it in its prime. However with the garden season starting to come to end, you probably are thinking about how to preserve …
Orange Wheat Midge Invades the Golden Triangle
On her latest MSU Extension Minute, Glacier County Agent Kari Lewis talked about the worsening problem of the Orange Wheat Midge in Golden Triangle wheat fields. Here are the links to more information about detecting and dealing with them: MSU Extension Service MontGuide (downloadable pdf file)MSU E…
MSU Extension Minute: Varmint Control Links

Here are the links to the publications offered by Glacier Co. Agent Kari Lewis on today's Extension Minute:
The Columbian Ground Squirrel: It's Biology and Control 
MT Dept. of Agriculture List of Registered Rodenticides for Ground Squirrel Control
 
MRLA Hosts “Gentle Hands” Livestock Conference
Last fall when leaders of the Marias River Livestock Association heard that Temple Grandin could possibly be in Montana for spring 2014, they jumped at the chance to bring her to the Golden Triangle. Her appearance will be the cornerstone event of the Gentle Hand Livestock Confer…

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