Workshops, News, and Events
This page contains information about IPM related events, along with the latest Extension publications, videos, and podcasts.
Contact your local Extension office for information about upcoming events in your area of Montana.
COVID-19 restrictions have caused many workshops to move online. Webinar attendance requires a desktop or laptop computer, and a high speed internet connection. Please register for events before joining.
2021 GPDN Webinar Series
The Great Plains Diagnostic Network is excited to kick off the GPDN Webinar Series for 2021! This year the series will be hosted via Zoom. The series will feature speakers from universities and government agencies across the country. Topics include invasive pests, modeling, and updates on some diseases. These topics are relevant to pest management specialists and diagnosticians in plant pathology, entomology, and weed science.
Wednesdays, January 27 through March 17, 2021
8:00AM PST, 9:00AM MST, 10:00AM CST, 11:00AM EST
Register in advance on the GPDN webpage. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Weedy Wednesday Webinar Series
The Montana Weed Control Association and MSU Extension Invasive Plants present 8 new webinars that specifically address noxious weed issues and topics. Some webinars in the series will be worth one credit.
Wednesdays at 1:00PM MST, from February 3rd through March 31st, via WebEx.
Irrigating Montana Fruit Crops for Efficiency, Fruit Quality, and Conservation
Join the Western Agricultural Research Center for a virtual presentation and discussion about irrigating Montana fruit crops. Learn how to optimize your irrigation schedule and system to your site and crop’s needs. Irrigating efficiently saves time and resources while promoting healthier orchards.
Dr. Troy Peters will discuss simple ways Montana fruit growers can improve their irrigation practices for better yields, lower pest and disease pressure, and water conservation.
Wednesday, February 24th from 12:00PM-1:30PM MST
To register please email Katrina Mendrey.
The Extension YouTube channel contains the latest IPM-related, as well as a large catalog of past videos. Recent highlights include:
- Why Monitor for Wheat Midge?
- How to Prevent Root Rot in Pulses
- Identifying Invasive Annual Grasses in Montana
Find MontGuides, books, magazines, calendars, and more in the Extension store. Recent highlights include:
- A Guide To Diagnosing Non-Target Herbicide Injury on Plants
- Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) (PDF)
- Pest Management Using Integrated Strategies (PDF)
Montana State University Extension presents the Montana AgCast, a podcast series designed
for the benefit of the Montana agriculture producer.
Montana Ag Live is a regular call-in information broadcast television program dealing with agricultural and gardening issues in Montana. Presented by Montana PBS in association with Montana State University Extension.