Soil Health, A Montana Perspective - No-Till Sugar Beets

Standing on a mixture of barley stubble and newly planted sugar beets, Jamie Selting, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) district conservationist in Sidney, Mont., is promoting no-till farming practices. 

Soil Health, A Montana Perspective - Julie Taylor

While burning crop residue each spring on the Fairfield bench in north central Montana may be the norm, you won’t find a burned field on land Julie Taylor farms with her husband, Curt. 

Montana Gov. Bullock Announces National Drought Resilience Demonstration Project

Gov. Steve Bullock today announced a new effort to improve long-term drought resilience in Montana through a partnership involving local, state and federal agencies. The project will focus on the Upper Missouri River Basin above Fort Peck Reservoir.

Conservation Pathways

NRCS in Montana is pleased to share this edition of our Tribal outreach newsletter, Conservation Pathways, with you. We have an opportunity through this newsletter to bring you a great deal of information about NRCS that can assist Tribes in accessing our programs.

Soil Health, A Montana Perspective – Dirk O’Connor

Nine years ago, the O'Connor farm switched to zero-till farming in order to save time, improve soil health and produce forage for their cattle. 

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