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 By Elin Kittelmann    Events    

Quickbooks for small business owners, Dec. 20

Join Fallon/Carter County Extension and Southeast Montana Area Revitalization Team on Dec. 20 for a free hands-on training with QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online for all industries. Learn how to record bank and credit card transactions,...

 
 By Elin Kittelmann    Events   

Sausage making workshops

Follow meat from the pasture to your plate by learning how to make your own sausage. Making sausage on your own can be a fun way to explore new seasonings and flavors in the convenience of your home...

 
 By Elin Kittelmann    Events   

Products of the Prairie summer markets

Products of the Prairie is striving to create a family-friendly community event that strengthens the local economy, brings people together and inspires small, locally-owned businesses. The markets will have activities for kids and adults,...

 
 By Elin Kittelmann    Events   

Mark your calendar for annual summer weed tours

inning of the Annual Summer Weed Tour. These tours include guest speakers and help inform farmers and ranchers of the different varieties of native and invasive plants, along with different land and livestock grazing strategies. The first tour:...

 
 By Elin Kittelmann    Local    June 15, 2018

Black grass bugs reported in Montana

According to a MSU Extension Ag Alert, damaging numbers of black grass bugs were reported in range and pasture locations in Teton and Big Horn Counties. Black grass bugs were also reported in Fallon, Powder River and Prairie Counties. Black grass...

 
 By Elin Kittelmann    Local    May 18, 2018

Water quality affects livestock productivity

Water is the most important nutrient for livestock. A quality and safe water supply is essential to the production of healthy livestock. If water is not suitable for consumption, it can adversely...

 
 By Elin Kittelmann    Events   

Cattle nutrition seminars

Feed costs account for the largest input cost in a ranching operation. Are you feeding your livestock the most efficient way possible? Join us for our cattle nutrition seminar on November 14th in Ekalaka or November 15th in Baker. The program in...

 

Seasonal needle drop

Every fall, people look forward to the fall colors as deciduous tree leaves change colors and drop in preparation of winter. We expect the leaves of deciduous trees to change colors. What many people are unaware of, though, is that most conifers...

 

Livestock and prussic acid

Prussic acid poisoning can be a lethal problem for cattle grazing sorghum, sorghum-sundangrass crosses and sundangrasses. Other plants that potentially contain prussic acid include white clover,...

 
 By Elin Kittelmann    Local    June 23, 2017

Testing grain hay for nitrate is critical but simple

Forage crops can accumulate toxic amounts of nitrate (NO3). High nitrate has been reported in cereal grains (oats, rye, wheat, barley, triticale, etc.), bromegrass, orchardgrass, fescue, sorghum, sudangrass, millet, corn, sweetclover and alfalfa....

 
 By Elin Kittelmann    Local    June 2, 2017

Testing livestock water for sulfates

Water is the most important nutrient for livestock. A quality and safe water supply is essential to the production of healthy livestock. If water is not suitable for consumption, it can adversely...

 

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