The Prairie County Extension Service will host its annual MSU Extension Winter Series on Thursday, January 10th. The Winter Series offers an agenda that includes a series of agricultural presentations and a series of presentations geared toward women to satisfy the interests of both men and women. Winter Series is made possible by sponsors Prairie County Chamber of Commerce and Stockman Bank.
The Winter Series ag sessions will run from 3:00-6:30 p.m. at the American Legion. Two private and commercial pesticide credits will be awarded to those who attend the ag series. The Women’s Program will take place at the Prairie Community Center from 4:00-6:30 p.m. Supper will be served by the Prairie County Chamber of Commerce at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion.
Featured ag presentations will include a presentation by Dr. Mark Petersen, Fort Keogh Research Leader and Range Nutritionist, on livestock water quality. Dr. Jeff Mosley, MSU Extension Range Management Specialist, will speak about range recovery after fire and drought while Dr. Rachel Endecott, MSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, will discuss winter feeding with limited forages. The final ag speaker will be Monty Sullins with the Montana Department of Agriculture who will talk about how to safely use Rozol for prairie dog control.
Tara Andrews, Custer County Extension Agent, will be the featured presenter for the Women’s Program at the Prairie Community Center. Andrews’ first presentation, Crock Pot Revival, will begin at 4:00 p.m. This presentation will help you bring new life to your slow-cooker meals. Yummy samples will be provided. In her second presentation, Mission Organization, which begins at 5:30 p.m., Andrews will share tips to make life more organized and enjoyable and less stressful.
Winter Series is part of a week long program will begin in Jordan and Circle on the 7th, Broadus and Ekalaka on the 8th, Baker and Wibaux on the 9th, Glendive and Terry on the 10th, and Miles City and Forsyth on the 11th. If you would like more details regarding the MSU Extension Winter Series, contact the Prairie County Extension Office at 635-2121.
Published Jan. 2, 2013