Farmers, Scientists Finding Fixes For Acidic Soils
Across Montana, many farmers are noticing parts of their fields where nothing will grow, not even weeds. Researchers at Montana State University are wrapping up a multi-year project to figure out what farmers can do.
Once Resistant, MSU Extension Adopts Climate, Weather Curriculum
Six years ago, Montana State University Extension tried to stop development of 4-H curriculum related to climate change. Now extension is part of a new weather and climate learning lab that was recently adopted by the National 4-H Council.
New MSU Program Prepares Nurse Practitioners For Challenges,Opportunities In Rural Communities
While over half of Montana’s population is considered rural, about 40 percent of the state’s primary health care providers are based in just three cities. That means many people don’t get the care they need or have to travel long distances to find it. A new program aims to change this by giving nurses additional education specific to working in rural communities.