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.

February Webinars

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

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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.

Schedule

Wednesdays, January 27 through March 17, 2021

8:00AM PST, 9:00AM MST, 10:00AM CST, 11:00AM EST

Registration

Register in advance on the GPDN webpage. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

For more information, contact Eva Grimme at (406) 994-5150 or eva.grimme@montana.edu.

 

Weedy Wednesday Webinar Series

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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.

Registration details are available on the MWCA website, the Invasive Plants Workshop page, or by contacting Jane Mangold.

 

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.

 

MSU Extension on YouTube

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The Extension YouTube channel contains the latest IPM-related, as well as a large catalog of past videos. Recent highlights include:

 

MSU Extension Publications

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Find MontGuides, books, magazines, calendars, and more in the Extension store. Recent highlights include:

 

Montana AgCast

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

 

Montana Ag Live

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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.

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

 

Check the MSU Extension Ag Alerts and Urban IPM Alerts pages for the latest Integrated Pest Management news.

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