This page contains information about IPM workshops, news, and events, along with the latest Extension publications, videos, and podcasts.

MSU Extension regularly hosts workshops and events throughout the state of Montana.  Contact your local Extension office for information about what's happening in your area.

Upcoming Events

Cultivating Healthy Plants webinar series

Webinar series presented by University of Idaho Extension, Utah State University Extension, University of Nevada - Reno Extension, and Montana State University Extension

Overview of Invasive Organisms in the West & Their Control Options

Date:  Thursday, May 16, 2024, 12:00-1:00 PM  (Mountain Time)

Speaker: Brad Stokes, University of Idaho Extension Canyon County (Horticulture)

Description: This webinar, let by Brad Stokes, will describe the processes of invasion biology, consequences and implications of newly introduced/invasive organisms in the West. Primarily he will speak about the red fire bug, Centrocoris volxemi, Japanese beetle, cheatgrass, cereal grass aphid, emerald ash borer and quagga mussel recent invasions. Brad will also discuss the ecological consequences, control/management options moving forward. 

Registration: Free, but required. Please click here to register.

This course has been approved by the Montana Department of Agriculture - Pesticide Training Program for continuing education credits. One pesticide CEU credit is available for LIVE broadcast only.

Montana AgCast

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Montana State University Extension presents the Montana AgCast, a podcast series designed for the benefit of the Montana agriculture producer.  Hosted by Mat Walter.

In a recent episode, Mat sat down with Extension IPM Specialists Jane Mangold, Tim Seipel, and Noelle Orloff to discuss controlling invasive plants through integrated pest management.

Join in for the latest of a 6-part podcast series that takes a broad look at what IPM means in three different agriculture sectors in Montana, focusing on how it is used across the state by producers and professionals.


MSU Extension on YouTube

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Stay up-to-date on the latest IPM video releases by subscribing to the MSU Extension YouTube channel.

Recent Highlights


MSU Extension Publications

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Find MontGuides, books, magazines, calendars, and more in the Extension store. Recent highlights include:


Montana Ag Live

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Montana Ag Live is a regular call-in information broadcast television program dealing with agricultural and gardening issues in Montana. Presented by Montana PBS in association with Montana State University Extension.

Stream Montana Ag Live on the Montana PBS website, or watch the television broadcast Sundays at 6PM on your local PBS station.


Check the MSU Extension Ag Alerts and Urban IPM Alerts pages for the latest Integrated Pest Management news.

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