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The latest integrated pest management videos, presented by MSU Extension specialists.  Videos cover Montana topics varying from backyard gardens to large-scale agriculture.

Beyond what's listed on this page, the MSU Extension YouTube channel presents a large catalog of Montana plant science and plant pathology videos.

Contents

  1. Extension IPM on YouTube
  2. More IPM Multimedia
  3. Further Information

Extension IPM on YouTube

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IPM Success Stories

Streamline Farms is a hydroponic greenhouse with a focus on organic production of beefsteak tomatoes. They utilize IPM tactics to manage pests and disease in this controlled environment.

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Melissa Dawn is the Assistant Registrar of the Museum of the Rockies. She describes the IPM tactics that have been put into place at the museum to protect the cultural history collection.

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Invasive Plants

Identifying the non-native invasive annual grass ventenata can be difficult early in the summer. This short video points out key characteristics to look for before the inflorescence opens and the species is more visible.

Presented by Jane Mangold, Extension Rangeland Invasive Plant Management Specialist. IPM Invasive Plants Website

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This video covers field characteristics important for identifying four non-native annual grasses invasive in Montana: cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum), Japanese brome (Bromus japonicus), ventenata (Ventenata dubia), and medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae).

Presented by Rangeland Invasive Plant Management specialist Jane Mangold.

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Schutter Diagnostic Lab

A lighthearted description of the steps to submit a sample to the diagnostic lab.

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Rocky Mountain beeplant (Cleome serrulata) is a Montana native plant that is an important resource for pollinators. This short video shows key characteristics to help identify the plant.

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White bryony (Bryonia alba) is a weedy vine with poisonous berries that is found in Montana residential areas. This short video shows key characteristics to identify the plant and discusses control methods.

Presented by Noelle Orloff, from the Schutter Diagnostic Lab.

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Hoary alyssum (Berteroa incana) is a plant on Montana’s noxious weed list that is found in many different habitats including lawns, pastures, and roadsides. This short video shows key characteristics to identify the plant and discusses some control options.

Presented by Noelle Orloff, from the Schutter Diagnostic Laboratory.

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Roving bellflower (Campanula rapunculoides) is a common weed in Montana residential areas. This short video shows key characteristics to identify the plant and discusses some management options for the lawn and garden.

Presented by Noelle Orloff, from the Schutter Diagnostic Laboratory.

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Pesticide Education

Dialing in your boom sprayer doesn't have to be complicated and stressful. An MSU Pesticide Education Specialist shows you a shortcut method to accurately calibrating boom sprayers that eliminates complex math.

Presented by Cecil Tharp, from the Extension Pesticide Education Program.

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Extension Plant Pathology

Pulse crop production has dramatically increased within the state of Montana in the last few years, and so has root rot cases in these crops. Learn what causes root rot issues to arise and what you can do to take control of your fields.

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This week the Extension Plant Pathology Lab at Montana State did a tour of lentil production areas of Montana. We observed some agronomic and insect issues while searching for root rot.

Presented by Mary Burrows, from the Schutter Diagnostic Lab.

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This week we discuss cereal viruses, their management in spring 2020 in Montana, and a tool called AWaRe (Assessment of Wheat streak mosaic Risk) to help growers think about risk factors this fall.

Presented by Mary Burrows, from the Schutter Diagnostic Lab.

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There is yellow wheat during this third week of March, 2020. Some causes include the environment and disease. This video discusses some common samples that have come into the clinic and the economics of fungicide applications.

Presented by Mary Burrows, from the Schutter Diagnostic Lab.

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This video discusses establishing plots to determine the efficacy of seed treatment fungicides for management of root rot in lentil. We talk about the symptoms of root rot, how we inoculate and design plots, and what results we expect from this trial.

Presented by Mary Burrows, from the Schutter Diagnostic Lab.

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MSU Extension Plant Pathology explains about Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus.

Presented by Mary Burrows, from the Schutter Diagnostic Lab.

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Field Crop Pathology

Join MSU cropland weed specialist Tim Seipel as he explains the concept of herbicide resistance and covers some best management practices to help producers take control of the issue.

Presented by Tim Seipel, from the Extension Cropland Weed Ecology and Management Lab.

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PestWeb

Montana State University brings some insight on the Midge pest that affects wheat producers and shows some monitoring methods that can help stop further spread of the issue.

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More IPM Multimedia

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Montana AgCast

Montana State University Extension presents the Montana AgCast, a podcast series designed for the benefit of the Montana agriculture producer.  Hosted by Mat Walter.

A recent episode features Extension specialists Jane Mangold, Zach Miller, and Cecil Tharp.

 
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Video Training for IPM Specialists

Mike Suarez, from Montana PBS, offers training on how to create videos for research, teaching, and outreach.  This 2-hour workshop provides a brief introduction to filming and editing educational videos.

Details are available on the Video Training webpage.

 
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Montana AgLive

Montana Ag Live is a regular call-in information broadcast television program dealing with agricultural and gardening issues in Montana.

Stream Montana Ag Live on the Montana PBS website, or watch the television broadcast Sundays at 6PM on your local PBS station.

 

Further Information

Each website in the IPM family has a resource page that contains specialized multimedia relating to the department.  A list of IPM departments is available on the main IPM resources page.

New content is regularly created; stay up-to-date with the latest IPM video releases by subscribing to the MSU Extension YouTube channel.

Videos are closed-captioned, transcripts are available upon request.  Please direct general questions and other plant-related communications to the Schutter Diagnostic Lab.

 

 

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