MSU Extension offers wildfire and drought resources
fifth session in the webinar series will begin Thursday at 9:30 a.m. James Robb,
director and senior agricultural economist at the Livestock Marketing
Information Center, will provide insight into current market conditions for both
cattle and feed. The presentation includes time for questions and answers.
interactive webinars address topics relevant to those impacted by the current
fire and drought environment. Archived sessions include: “Minimizing Potential
Wildfire Damage,” “Drought Management Strategies for Beef Cattle
Producers,” “Managing Stress during Natural Disasters,” and “Variability
in Stock Water Quality and Changes Due to Drought.”
These free sessions can be viewed via www.msuextension/wildfire
at any time.
participate in Thursday’s live and interactive webinar, visit, http://www.msuextensionconnect.org/fire.
Select “Enter as Guest,” type your full name in the text box, then click
Montana State University Extension Fire and Drought Webinar sessions will be
held each Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. through Sept. 13. The remaining schedule
is as follows:
Sept. 6 –“Rangeland Recovery,” presented by Jeff Mosley, MSU Extension
–“Managing Weeds After Wildfire,” presented by Jane Mangold, MSU
extension rangeland weed specialist.
addition, MSU Extension has been updating a list of online fire and drought
resources, including guidelines for home evacuations, and cost-effective and
immediate actions that can be taken to increase chances that a home will survive
a wildfire, and tips for managing livestock in drought conditions. The resources
are located online at www.msuextension/wildfire.
more information about the MSU Extension Fire and Drought Webinar Series,
contact Jodie DeLay at (406) 994-2502 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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