Central Montana

MSU Fergus County Extension Service

Extension's statewide information and Education network links Montana State University - Bozeman with citizens around the state via Extension offices in most counties and reservations. MSU Fergus County Extension Office is located in Lewistown, Montana with two Extension Agents and one 4-H Program Assistant. The Montana State University Extension...

Montana End-of-Life Registry - Living Will

The Montana Legislature has authorized the Attorney General’s Office to establish and maintain an End-of-Life Registry Web site for Montana citizens. The goal was to provide a place for citizens to securely store their advance directives online and to give authorized health care providers immediate access to them. This MontGuide answers commonly...

Lewstown Area Organizations

Agricultural Central Montana Cattlewomen - (406) 428-2182, (406) 538-3567. Focused on supporting local livestock producers both monetarily and in morale. Central Montana Rodeo Club - (406) 538-5652. Area rodeo enthusiasts who assist with local high school rodeo and Central Montana Fair Rodeo. 4-H Clubs - (406) 535-3919. Rural communities in...

Local Laws to be Observed by Lewistown’s Residents and Guests

The safety and comfort of all will be enhanced when Lewistown’s residents and guests observe these local laws. Alcohol: Driving under the influence of alcohol or with an open container is a criminal offense. Persons under the age of 21 may not consume or possess any alcoholic beverage. There is no prohibition of consuming alcoholic beverages in...

MSU Extension Service For Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS)

Montana End-of-Life Registry - Living Will Norwalk Virus and Norwalk-like Viruses - What is it? And How Do We Prevent It? A member of the well-known group of gastrointestinal viruses, this newest version has attracted the attention of the U.S. Center of Disease Control because of the severity of its symptoms. The virus is very hardy and...

MSU Extension Service Resource For Weed Watch - weeds, pesticide, control of weeds, weed pictures and Related Links

MSU Invasive Rangeland Weed Extension Toxic Plant Database 2006-2007 Weed Management Handbook 1994-1995 Commercial Horticulture Weed Control Handbook Western Rangeland Weeds Resource A Plant by Any Other Name - Another new web page provides access to a specialized segment of the GRIN database devoted to information on noxious weeds. Both...

MSU Extension Service Resource For Lawn, Garden, Vegetables, Yard, Fertilize Lawn and Related Links

For hardy lawns, mow first, fertilize later Mulch Matters By Robert Gough Plant shrub roses for colorful blooms and beautiful foliage Home Composting Why and how to compost at home - Building Bins and Boxes for Yard Waste Compost Growing Raspberries in Montana Gardens Growing Tomatoes in Montana Successful Lawns Keep the bloom, but lose...

MSU Extension Service Resource For Trees, Shrubs, Chestnuts, Pruning and Related Links

Montana Forestry Newsletter Montana Conservation Seedling Nursery - Order Form & Available Seedlings Trees and Shrubs in Montana Recognizing Tree Hazards Fall Conifer Needle Loss Blue spruce are being attacked by a fungus disease called Cytospora canker Pruning Fruit Trees Pruning Deciduous Trees Tree Injection and Implant as a...

MSU Extension Service For Speciality Crops, Organic Cropping

Herbal Crops Organic Certification For organic production, producers have to be certified through OCAM - Organic Certification Association of Montana. For the certification process, a producer would need to verify no pesticide/fertilizer use for 3 full years prior to the program. Call LouAnn Crowley 543-7645 for OCAM certification, as...

MSU Extension For Livestock - Beef,Sheep,Pigs,Cattle,Cows and Related Links

The Montana Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Program Effects of Body Condition and Carcass Characteristics of Cull Cows Managing and Marketing Cull Cows Interesting article on stress free weaning and early weaning strategies Liquid Feed vs. Dry Supplements for Beef Cattle Beef Cows Minerals Cow-Calf Management Guide and Cattle Producers...

MSU Extension Beef Quality Assurance - Leases, Marketing, Financial Management, Beef Network Tag Order Form & Premise ID Registration Form

Leases, Marketing, Financial Management Method of Estimating Rent for All Types of Leases Pasture Leases and Beef Cattle-Share Arrangements (Form from EB120 by Kent Williams, John Lacey, Dave Phillips & John Ranney) Beef Cattle Share Arrangement (Information from EB120 - Pasture Leases and Beef Cattle-Share Arrangements) Pasture Lease...

MSU Extension Service Resource For Forage, Hay, Feed

Alfalfa Weevil Plant Hay Barley Early Control of alfalfa weevils, pea aphids, alfalfa weevil larvae, Colorado potato beetle, green peach aphid,Cabbage seed pod weevil and beneficial insects “falcata” alfalfa "Willow Creek" forage Winter Wheat Sainfoin Guidelines on establishing alfalfa and preventing herbicide-resistant weeds Weed-free...

MSU Extension’s Political Science for Community Development

Department of Political Science serves as the Extension Community Development. Working in partnership with the Local Government Center by providing research, technical assistance and training on various community development topics in communities across the state. Specifically provides resources and programs in many areas including community...

MSU Extension’s Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology

The Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology at Montana State University- Bozeman has three missions: (i) science-based undergraduate, graduate, and Extension education, (ii) research/creative activity, and (iii) outreach/service. Off-campus students, not enrolled in degree programs, want further development of their problem solving and...

MSU Extension’s Out of State Specialists

Provide an educational resource to improve the quality of people's lives by disseminating research-based knowledge to strengthen the social, economic and environmental well-being of Montana's people, communities and agricultural enterprises and sustain their economic status and quality of life. The Department will act as an educational resource...

MSU Extension’s Marketing & Communications Development

MSU Extension’s Marketing & Communications Development is to enhance MSU's public image, increase the public's awareness of MSU's accomplishments, and develop consistent communications that build reputation to provide a wide range of services to the university community through operational units: MontanaPBS, MSU News Service, MSU Publications...