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The 4th and final Trappers Advisory Committee Meeting will take place on January 31, 2019 from 9am-5pm and February 1st from 8am-mid-afternoon at the FWP Headquarters in Great Falls at 4600 Giant Springs Road. SESSION OBJECTIVES  1. For the public in attendance, affirm the Committee’s......

  Happy New Year Wool Growers! We are looking forward to 2019 and all that it has to offer. We wish you a prosperous new year. May your lambs be fat and your grass grow tall this spring. Here are a few upcoming events to......

The American Lamb Board (ALB) is now soliciting applications for their FY 2019 Supplier Coop Program. The ALB Supplier Coop Program is designed to support American Lamb suppliers and Direct Marketers and their branded promotions and marketing activities.  Any company and/or organizations that sells American......

Wool Growers are invited to attend the Trappers Advisory Committee Meetings to be held in Miles City on October 6-7th at the Sleep Inn & Suites (located at 1006 S. Haynes Ave., Miles City Phone: 232-3000 or 232-3030). Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has been......

Sheep producers came from near and far to take in the 93rd Annual MT Ram Sale and the 5th Annual MT Ewe Sale in Miles City last week. The average prices for the Targhee, Rambouillet and Rambouillet cross rams were up while the average for......

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) and MSU will be conducting a workshop on Integrative Parasite Management and FAMACHA scoring. This workshop is for producers and for training ag extension agents to train others, too. Bring your county extension agent with you so other......

The American Sheep Industry Association Young Entrepreneur’s committee, in conjunction with the American Lamb Board and the ASI Let’s Grow program, will be holding a Summer Tour August 5-7, 2018 in northern Colorado. Following up on the first successful tour, this year’s event promises to......

The American Lamb Board is seeking two candidates to represent the United States in the Young Guns Leadership Program at LambEx. The American Lamb Board believes producer education is of the utmost importance for the long-term viability of the American Sheep Industry. The American Sheep......

Dr. J. Bret Taylor U.S. Sheep Experiment Station USDA, Agricultural Research Service Dubois, Idaho 83423 Lambing season is upon us! Whether just beginning or wrapping up lambing, lamb survival is a concern for all of us. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently reported that the......

Kate Fuller, Lisa Few, and Jane Mongold, all of Montana State University, are asking for your help. They are gathering information on invasive annual grasses (cheatgrass, Japanese broke, medusahead, and ventenata) in Montana. They have put together a short survey to obtain information on annual......

Washington-The Public Lands Council (PLC) today opened applications for the Nick Theos Scholarship Program, offering qualified college students a unique opportunity to attend the PLC 2018 Spring Legislative Conference April 10-12 in Washington, D.C. Selected scholarship recipients will join conference attendees as they meet with......

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