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Automated irrigation system with both LEPA and MESA capabilities developed by researchers at the Northern Agricultural Research Laboratory in Sidney, MT.
Fall harvest underway, combining wheat plots. NPARL's Agricultural Systems Research Unit does research in both irrigated and dryland cropping systems.
The MonDak region is home to three research facilities - NPARL and two Montana and North Dakota university experiment stations. All work together to address issues facing agriculture in the region. Pictured is a Montana State University field tour group.
Sept. 7 is the registration deadline to attend this workshop at the Miles City, Ft Keogh ARS lab. Click here for more details and for a registration form.
Contour gauge measuring furrow profile in a sugarbeet study comparing water flow under conventional and strip tillage. (Study results found on our new short term research page.)
The 2016 Fall “E-rase Your E-waste” recycling event is set for Sept. 9-10 in Sidney, MT. The Sidney ARS lab helps put on this event every year. For more details, click here.
The Agricultural Systems Research is located in Sidney, MT and is part of the Plains Area.
The Research Leader is William Stevens.
USDA-ARS-PA, Agricultural Systems Research Unit
1500 North Central Avenue
Sidney, MT 59270