MSU Extension Pondera Co. Agent Shaelyn Meyer will host a Forage Management and Salinity Control Workshop for producers on Thursday, January 28th at the Pondera Center, 311 S. Virginia St, Conrad.

The evening begins with a dinner at 5:30pm, catered by Big Ox Barbeque. The menu is Chicken Marsala and pasta, with Creme Brulee for dessert.

Presentations begin at 6:00pm:

  • Jane Holzer of the Montana Salinity Control Association will talk about reclamation and prevention of saline seep areas and salt-tolerant vegetation.
  • Clain Jones, MSU Extension Soil Fertility Specialist, will speak about forage nutrient management and soil-building practices.
  • Emily Glunk, MSU Extension Forages Specialist, will cover non=bloat forages and pasture management for quality forage production.

The cost for the workshop is $10, and registration is required by Tuesday, January 26th. To register, call the Pondera County Extension Office at 271-4054, or email .