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Disease fighting bacterium helps crops Disease fighting bacterium helps crops

From MSU News Service BOZEMAN – A naturally occurring bacterium discovered by Montana State University has been registered for commercial use and sale by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its impressive plant-disease fighting capabilities. This is the first time MSU has had a technol...

Determining deer age

Many indicators of deer quality and welfare are related to age. Scrutiny of a deer’s teeth, particularly tooth replacement and wear, is one way for landowners and sportsmen to estimate the age of a deer. The purpose of MSU Extension Montguide titled, “Determining the Age of a Deer” by Ja...

App developed to help curb drunk driving

BOZEMAN — A Montana State University alumnus took first place in a recent national entrepreneurship pitch competition for a mobile app he is developing to help curb drunken driving. Alex Crosby’s HERO app won the top prize in the competition, which was sponsored by the Blackstone LaunchPad and...

Office welcomes dental assistant Office welcomes dental assistant

Krystal Piedalue recently joined the staff at Dr. Dave Bull’s dentistry office. Piedalue, a registered and certified dental hygienist, previously worked as a dental assistant with Dr. Bull. She completed her prerequisites during one year at Salish Kootenai College and was one of 16 students selected ou...

Get involved with 4-H

News from Lake County 4-H and MSU Extension Office RONAN — Ever wondered what the 4-H youth program is and how can you get involved? If you live in the country, in town, on a farm, or in an apartment, 4-H has something to offer you. It is the youth education program of the Montana State University...

Local teacher receives award

RONAN — Jessica Johnson, an eighth-grade teacher from Ronan School District, received the Montana Statehood Centennial Bell Award honoring the Montana History Teacher of the year for the seventh through 12th grade level. Born and raised on a family ranch near St. Ignatius, Johnson comes from homeste...

Extension News

Soil tests provide a chemical estimate of nutrient availability and a sound basis to predict crop response to fertilizer. Soil tests are valuable fertility management aids to increase on-farm or gardening productivity. Soils testing low in fertility require fertilizer materials and/or crop rotations to suppl...

College students earn honors

HAVRE — Jessica Hoel of Polson and Roby Cheff and Rafe Fangsrud of St. Ignatius have been named to Montana State University Northern’s spring semester dean’s list. The list contains 340 students that carried a minimum of 12 credits and earned a grade point average of 3.25 or better.  ...

Polson residents honored

News from Montana State University BOZEMAN – Two Montana State University College of Engineering students from Polson, Clint Cooper and Michael Venters, were among 40 of Montana State University’s top seniors recognized Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the 34th annual Awards for Excellence banquet held on...

MSU opens campus

BOZEMAN - Montana State University in Bozeman will open its campus, classrooms and activities to potential students during MSU Friday, the university's campus visitation program, set for Friday, March 11.  MSU Friday is a free event open to all high school juniors and seniors and their families. &nbs...

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