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Articles with the Tag: Agriculture

MSU to offer pesticide trainings

From MSU News Service MONTANA – The Montana State University Pesticide Education Program will be coordinating five regional pesticide-training events across Montana in April. These seven-hour trainings are designed for individuals who want to learn more about pesticides and/or qualify for a Montan...

MSU offers fact sheet and film on sagebrush, climate change research

From MSU News Service MONTANA — Scientists at Montana State University and their partners have developed a fact sheet and short film that describe the results of a research study on the potential impacts of climate change on sagebrush ecosystems. The research team, comprising scientists and stu...

Water Rights Compact is good for agriculture

MONTANA – The success of Montana’s agriculture industry is dependent upon water and water right certainty. It is easily the single most important resource for people across Montana, which is why ratification of the negotiated Montana CSKT Water Compact is critical. Contrary to what compact opp...

Briefs for Dec. 19, 2018

Mission, Arlee, Jocko holiday church service schedule St. Ignatius Mission   —  Dec. 24: Christmas Caroling, 11 p.m. —  Dec.  24: Midnight Mass, midnight —  Dec.  25: Christmas Day Mass, 10 a.m.    —  Dec.  31: New Ye...

Montana women share stories of pioneer life in agriculture Montana women share stories of pioneer life in agriculture

News from the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation MONTANA – Christmas is a time for peace, celebration, community and family, even when times are tough.  Ranching and farming women often experience tough times when money is scarce and the work of caring for the livesto...

MSU leads attack against perennial weeds

MONTANA –  Researchers at Montana State University are leading a collaborative grant across the four-state Northern Great Plains and Pacific Northwest regions with a multi-pronged attack on what is said to be the chief hardship in organic farming – perennial weeds. A four-year, $2 million...

Wheat breeder to discuss crop innovation Wheat breeder to discuss crop innovation

BOZEMAN – The world’s population is expected to increase 35 percent to 9.8 billion people by 2050, according to census population experts. In order to feed that many mouths, current crop production will need to dramatically increase, said Luther Talbert, spring wheat breeder and professor at Mont...

St. Ignatius farmers market hosts garlic festival St. Ignatius farmers market hosts garlic festival

By Karen Peterson / Valley Journal  People filled the Good Old Days Park to celebrate all things garlic on a cool Friday evening with old-style music playing, soft firefly-like lights glowing, and fresh produce displayed in abundance. The Mission Falls Market organizers hosted the event. As market...

From ‘Pedal to Plate’ From ‘Pedal to Plate’

RONAN–Nearly 80 neon-clad cyclists left the Lake County Fairgrounds on Saturday morning carrying forks in their pockets and bags. The riders explored 40 miles of the Mission Valley’s biking infrastructure and used their forks to taste the products of local agriculture at its source. On the ina...

Briefs for Sept. 26, 2018

Benefit planned for terminal cancer patient, mother of 9 RONAN – Be our guest for “Pasta with a Purpose,” a benefit spaghetti dinner for Rhealene Cook from 3 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Valley Club in Ronan, 407 Third Ave NW, Ronan. Rhealene, a 32-year-old mother of nine, a...


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