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June 13 field day at Fort Ellis farm postponed to June 23

June 12, 2017 -- MSU News Service


The June 13 field day at Fort Ellis Farm in Bozeman has been postponed due to bad weather and potential flash flooding. It has been rescheduled for Friday, June 23. Photo courtesy of the MSU College of Agriculture.   High-Res available

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BOZEMAN – Montana State University Extension has announced that it will reschedule the June 13 field day at Fort Ellis Farm to Friday, June 23, due to a forecast of poor weather and potential flash flooding.

The MSU College of Agriculture and the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station will team with the Montana Organic Advisory Education Council to host the day-long event. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the farm, 33336 E. Frontage Road. Field day events will begin at 9 a.m. Afternoon discussions and analysis will be held in Linfield Hall on the MSU campus, concluding at 4:15 p.m.

The field day will include tours and presentations by MSU faculty and Extension specialists, as well as organic farmers. Topics will include integration of crop livestock operations, weed management in organic systems, beneficial insects, soil quality and greenhouse gas emissions, assessing climate change impacts, economic overview of integrated systems and organic research initiatives.

Registration is free. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

For more information contact Fabian Menalled at menalled@montana.edu.

Contact: Fabian Menalled, Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, (406) 994-4783 or menalled@montana.edu

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