Wolf Point Herald

Northern Pulse Growers Elect Schillinger, Miner

Jerry Schillinger, Circle, was elected as president and Steve Miner, Richland,  was recently re-elected as vice president by the Northern Pulse Growers Association board of directors.

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Marestail Found In Northeast Montana

Montana State University Extension Service experts have identified glyphosate-resistant Conyza Canadensis, also known as marestail or horseweed, in northeast Montana.

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Farm Bill Informational Meeting Planned In Sidney For Feb. 19

USDA Farm Service Agency and Montana State University Extension has announced seven Farm Bill informational meetings in communities across the state.
USDA and MSU Extension are conducting the meetings to inform Montana producers about important changes to the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014. NAP coverage provides financial assistance to producers of noninsurable crops when low yields, loss of inventory or prevented planting occurs due to natural disasters. The next NAP sales closing date in Montana is March 15, 2016, for spring-seeded 2016 NAP crops.

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Extension continues winter nutrition series

The second session of the Northeastern Montana Extension’s winter nutrition series for beef production is Thursday, Jan. 14, at the Dry Prairie Rural Water meeting room in Culbertson.
The afternoon workshop, “Breeding Nutrition and Pasture Health,” begins at 1:30 p.m. With calving right around the corner and spring not far behind, the topic should be very informational to area ranchers.

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