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MSU Extension experts will answer questions at farmers' market in Bozeman

August 29, 2013 -- MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN - Montana State University Extension specialists will have a booth at the Gallatin Valley Farmers' Market at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds Saturday, August 31, to help answer questions about weeds, diseases and other general yard and garden issues.

Fabian Menalled, cropland weed specialist, and Zach Miller, weed ecologist, will host the booth on August 31. They will assist with weed identification and answer questions pertaining to weed issues. They will also provide free MSU Extension factsheets and MontGuides on weed identification and control.

“People are encouraged to bring plant samples to the booth for diagnosis or identification,” said Toby Day, Extension horticulturist and Master Gardener coordinator. “If you want to know what plant is invading your garden, pasture or cropland, bring a sample of it to the Gallatin Valley Farmers Market this Saturday.”

The Gallatin County Farmers Market runs from 9 a.m. through noon on Saturdays through Sept. 7.

For more information about the MSU Extension Specialist Farmers Market booth, contact Day at (406) 994-6523 or toby.day@montana.edu.