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Toole County Ag Newsletters


February Ag Newsletter

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2021 Montana Winter Wheat Variety Performance Summary 

 Farmer's Market

The farmers market typically begins the week after the Marias Fair, the third week of July and then runs until the end of September - Mid October. We have been partnering with the City to bring Shelby a Musical event every Thursday night after the market in the park!

 Community Garden

The gardens are looking great this year! Stay tuned for more announcements in the future!

Master Gardener Program

We will be offering a Level 1 Master Gardner Program this winter for anyone interested!  Please e-mail me at [email protected] or call the office at 406-424-8350 if you are interested!! 

The Montana State University Master Gardener website has more information about the Master Gardener program.

If you are a current Master Gardener participant, please log on to the Master Gardener website to get all your class material and record your volunteer hours.

Pesticide Applicator Licenses

MSU administers the Private Pesticide Applicator program with the Montana Department of Agriculture. Contact your local Extension office for assistance with Private Pesticide Licenses.

Commercial Applicator Licenses are handled directly through the Department of Agriculture. In this region, you will need to contact the Department of Agriculture office in Great Falls by phone at: (406)761-0655 extension 5. You can find upcoming Commercial Applicator Classes by going to the MDA Pesticide Training and Registration website and choosing Approved Courses. Then select your license category from the drop-down menu.


Follow this link for the application to present a poster at the MACAA