Category: Workshops

Resolutions for Your Ranch

We’ve had our holiday celebrations and parties, and maybe more than our typical share of decadence. The overindulgence is coincidentally paired with the passing of the solstice, providing us a chance to exhale and see that we’ve turned an important corner. The days are slowly getting longer and we face the prospects of a clean …

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Estate Planning Workshop Nov 2

The first of the 2016-17 Winter Workshop series will start off with an outstanding presentation on a important, but not often discussed topic: Estate Planning.  Through her many years of work on this subject, Dr. Marsha Goetting, MSU Extension Economics Specialist, has developed a fascinating and complete presentation on how estate planning can go awry when …

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Land Management Workshops

Year round learning opportunities on land management topics fitting for our region, presented by experts in a wide range of topics. Typically hosted in two formats: Winter Workshop series:  Classroom presentations ranging from 2-4 hours Summer Field Tours:  Outdoor programs to see methods and practices demonstrated in person, including explanations by the land owner/manager.  

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Conservation Easement Workshop June 9

Are you thinking about a conservation easement, but just not sure what the details are?  Wonder no more- this workshop will cover information on the different easement options that landowners can use to protect wetlands, working lands, and wildlife habitat.  Speakers will explain how the options can be tailored to meet the specific conservation goals of …

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Pollinator Workshop May 11

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Casey Delphia with Montana State University, as she presents on the importance of native bees as pollinators, the different types of native bees found in Montana and their biology, and practices to encourage native bees in our landscapes. Join us at 6 PM, Wednesday, May 11th at Ennis Elementary …

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Pasture Health Workshop- April 7th

We are pleased to welcome Dave Scott, Livestock and Grazing Specialist with NCAT of Butte.   Dave will present on the basis and benefits of providing rest for your pastures through managed grazing plans and plant assessments, with an emphasis on methods for low water conditions.   It will be held in the Basement Conference room of …

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Winter Workshop: Forage Valuation March 11

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Emily Glunk, Forage Specialist with MSU Extension for our March 11th Winter Workshop.  Emily will cover the hows and whys of forage sampling and testing, and what it means for your livestock’s nutrition and health. The event will be held in the Basement Conference room of the First Madison Valley Bank …

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