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Report: Greater Yellowstone area expected to become warmer, drier with changing climate Report: Greater Yellowstone area expected to become warmer, drier with changing climate

From MSU News Service BOZEMAN – According to a new scientific report, the temperature has increased and snowfall has decreased in the Greater Yellowstone area since 1950 as a result of climate change, trends that are likely to continue through the rest of the century. “The Greater Yellows...

MSU ecologists outline methods for reaching global biodiversity targets

MONTANA — Nature is, in many ways, hard to measure, yet researchers have spent decades searching for ways to best quantify its health and create benchmarks for conservation. Now, an international team led by Montana State University ecologist Andrew Hansen hopes to help the more than 150 countries in t...

MSU Extension advises caution for livestock feeding or grazing weeds during drought

From MSU News Service MONTANA — Due to the extended drought in Montana, water availability in many areas has become severely limited. Reservoirs have dried up and are becoming covered in weeds. Montana State University Extension educators are cautioning livestock managers to evaluate weed feed and...

Delaney receives scholarship

ST. IGNATIUS — Allison Delaney, daughter of Stan and Sheri Delaney of St. Ignatius, is a local recipient of a Northwest Farm Credit Services Scholarship. Northwest Farm Credit Services has awarded 85 students from its five-state territory, a total of $212,500 in scholarships. In Montana, 21 scholarship...

MSU researchers develop CRISPR-based coronavirus rapid test MSU researchers develop CRISPR-based coronavirus rapid test

MONTANA — While the coronavirus pandemic has proven once more that the tiniest germ can upset global civilization, a Montana State University team has responded by illustrating that ancient strategies used by bacteria to battle viruses can be repurposed into transformative technologies. Leveraging h...

MSU Extension discusses estate planning aspects of common law marriages

MSU News Service MONTANA — In Montana, a common law marriage means two partners could be considered as being married even if they have not gone through a legal ceremony or signed a marriage contract, according to Marsha Goetting, Extension family economics specialist. The Montana Supreme Court ...

Registration open for 406 grazing academy

From MSU News Service MONTANA — Ranchers wanting to hone their grazing management skills are encouraged to register for this year’s 406 Grazing Academy. The three-day, hands-on workshop is offered cooperatively by the Rangeland Resources Program in the Montana Department of Natural Resources...

Annual Ag Days event teaches students about food sources Annual Ag Days event teaches students about food sources

Students from Ronan Middle School gained a glimmer of where their food comes from during Ag Days, May 5-6, at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Ronan.  The annual event, which typically attracts 250 fourth and fifth grade students from Ronan and Polson who navigate at least a dozen informational station...

MSU Extension, AARP Montana to offer monthly wisdom Wednesday webinars

MSU News Service MONTANA — Montana State University Extension, in partnership with AARP Montana, will offer a four-part estate and legacy planning webinar series. Wisdom Wednesdays will begin April 14 and take place monthly from 10 to 11 a.m. online. According to Marsha Goetting, MSU Extension ...

MSU Extension offers Alzheimer’s disease awareness storybooks for children

MSU News Service MONTANA — Montana State University Extension is offering an Alzheimer’s disease awareness program for children that provides a storybook and a reading guide for parents or guardians, teens, aunts, uncles or grandparents who want to help young children understand the disease....

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