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The Froid Research Farm Field Day is back! Bees, peas and grasshoppers are featured talks, including a discussion of native bees and other pollinators in ag systems, along with information on how to set up your own honeybee colony. The full agenda can be found here. The event is Thursday, June 22 from 1-5:30 pm. More details here.
Workshop Recording Available
Grasshopper outbreaks decimated many MonDak area crops and pastures last year. Will it happen again? Suggestions for what farmers and ranchers can expect and management options were outlined at our March 29th Grasshopper Workshop. A recording of that workshop is now available. Click here to view it and more.
View of Lab/Office complex at the USDA-ARS Northern Plains Agricultural Research Laboratory in Sidney, Montana.
An aerial view of the USDA-ARS Northern Plains Agricultural Research Laboratory (NPARL) located in northeast Montana on the outskirts of the city of Sidney.
The Sidney, MT ARS lab is located in the middle of the Bakken Oil Field development. Agriculture and energy are key industries in the region surrounding NPARL.
The 4th annual MonDak Ag Research Summit was moved online due to Covid-19 and included a series of Zoom webinars focusing on ag issues and research applicable to area farmers and ranchers in Eastern Montana and Western North Dakota. Recordings of all six webinars featuring keynote speakers on timely topics in addition to local researchers are available here.
Develop and implement ecologically based strategies, technologies, and products for the sustainable management of insects, pests, and weeds in crops and rangeland. Emphasis is on biological and cultural management strategies that enhance profitability and environmental quality.