Agriculture

MSU Extension’s Horticulture Programs for Yard and Garden

MSU Extension’s horticulture programs, publications and links provide expert yard, garden and urban integrated pest management resources for individuals and business throughout Montana. This MSU Extension is for cultivating yard and garden knowledge including Flowers, Fruits, General, Landscaping, Trees & Shrubs, Vegetables, etc. Program...

MSU Extension Forestry

MSU Extension Forestry is a branch of the MSU Extension Service and is housed cooperatively with The University of Montana - College of Forestry and Conservation in Missoula, Montana. The mission of Extension Forestry is to provide education and outreach to Non-industrial Private Forest Landowners around Montana. It is estimated that more than 50,...

MSU Extension’s Education Programs

The Montana State University (MSU) Extension Service is an educational resource dedicated to improving the quality of people's lives by providing research-based knowledge to strengthen the social, economic and environmental well-being of families, communities, and agriculture enterprises. It connects researchers and educators on campus with a web...

MSU Extension’s Department of Research Centers

As leaders in their fields, MSU’s College of Agriculture faculty have chosen Bozeman for its dynamic, collaborative and inspiring setting. The MSU College of Agriculture works closely with the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station (MAES), which conducts relevant research for the people of Montana, and MSU Extension, which disseminates research...

MSU Extension Service For Agriculture - Animal and Range Sciences

Animal & Range Sciences MSU Extension Services are dedicated to improving the competitiveness of Montana’s agricultural industry and the lives of people working and playing in communities. Activities involve education, certification, conservation, and research in the fields of cattle, entomology, equine, forage, natural resources, range...

MSU Extension Service For Agricultural Economics & Economics

MSU Extension Service For Agricultural Economics & Economics mission is to "Disseminate and encourage individuals, families and communities in order to improve and strengthen Montana's families and communities." As part of the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, they are dedicated to the development of human capital through...

Fergus County Weed Control Department

The annual, yellow starthistle, appears as a basal rosette in the early spring. The leaves of the rosette are deeply lobed with a pointed tip, similar to a dandelion rosette. The rigid stems vary from 1 to 5 feet in height depending on environmental conditions. Stem leaves are vertical, flat extensions along the stem (wings) and are covered with...

All about the Chokecherry

All about the Chokecherry  The small burgundy-colored cherry looks more like a small round berry the size of a pea. If eaten right off the bush, the bitter taste leaves no question as to why early settlers gave the chokecherry its name. But the women of the region quickly learned that a little sugar and cooking could turn the indigenous fruit into an delicious delight. Few...