Test your soil for Aphanomyces, free service for pulse growers (Cropland Diseases)
Description:

If you have grown pulses for many years and observed root rot, Montana State University Extension Plant Pathology lab can test your soil for one pathogen, Aphanomyces. This pathogen is a high risk to the pulse industry and knowing if it is present can assist you with planning your crop rotations. This is a free service and part of a MDA-Specialty Crop Block Grant. Details are attached. 


Alert Period: 11/25/2019 - 03/01/2020
Submitted By: Mary Burrows
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Registration Open for 2020 Crop and Pest Management School (General)
Description:

Register now for the 2020 Crop and Pest Management School, which will be held on Tuesday, January 7th through Thursday, January 9th 2020 in Bozeman. The brochure and directions for registration are attached to this AgAlert as PDF files.


Alert Period: 11/15/2019 - 01/06/2020
Submitted By: Kevin Wanner
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Private Applicator Opportunities offered in South-Western Montana & End of Cycle Instructions. (Pesticides)
Description:

Montana private applicators in private applicator training (PAT) district two need 6 private applicator credits prior to the January 1st, 2020 deadline to avoid losing their private applicator pesticide certification. This includes private applicators in Granite, Powell, Lewis & Clark, Silver Bow, Beaverhead, Madison, Jefferson, Broadwater, Deer Lodge, Gallatin, Meagher and Park counties. The Montana State University Pesticide Education Program would like to announce multiple last chance private applicator credit opportunities for applicators in need of credits within PAT district 2. 


Alert Period: 10/28/2019 - 12/31/2019
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
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Winterizing Spray Equipment and Cold Storage of Pesticides (Pesticides)
Description:

Applicators should take time to prepare spray equipment and pesticide supplies prior to long term storage during the winter months.  Avoiding servicing spray equipment for winter storage can be a costly mistake.  This is accomplished by cleaning sprayers thoroughly, draining pesticide residual from tank, and inspecting sprayer components.    

 


Alert Period: 10/23/2019 - 12/27/2019
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
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