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International Sage Grouse Forum

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MACD was represented at the International Sage Grouse Forum held November 13 and 14 in Salt Lake City by our three Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI) range conservationists and Program Director. The Forum was attended by over 350 participants and brought together local sage-grouse working group members, landowners, local planners, energy and industry representatives, and conservation organizations […]

Sustainable Ag Conference Scholarships for Veterans

Annual Southern SAWG Conference Focuses on Practical Advice for Farmers Limited scholarships are available for military veterans who would like to attend Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group’s (SAWG) annual Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms Conference. The popular conference, which is being held January 14 through January 17 in Mobile, Alabama, focuses on […]

Seeking Nominations for the Young Ag Couples Conference


Submissions Due November 21 The Montana Stockgrowers Association is looking for Young Stockgrowers interested in attending the 35th Annual Young Ag Couples Conference in Helena, January 21-24, 2015 at the Red Lion Colonial Hotel. Hosted by the Montana Department of Agriculture, the conference will explore contemporary issues facing family operated agri-business as well as development of […]

Waters of the US Panel Discussion

The upcoming MACD Convention at Fairmont Hot Springs will feature a panel discussion on the EPA’s new Waters of the US rules. The EPA’s decisions on this rule could have a huge impact on ranchers & conservation districts, and although the comment period will be over by the time of the convention, we invite you […]

MACD 2014 Convention Information

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The excitement is growing for our annual convention (it’s pretty much better than Christmas, as far as we’re concerned in the office). Agenda & Registration The most recent agenda and information on the convention is available on here. You can also register & pay online here. Lodging Lodging is limited at the resort, so please […]

Groundwater Investigation Program seeking new projects for 2015


The MBMG Ground Water Investigation will be looking for new projects in 2015 and will be asking groups/individuals to submit applications for specific projects. For more information, please contact Ginette Abdo (gabdo@mtech.edu).   About the MBMG Ground Water Investigation Project In Montana, groundwater is essential for safe drinking water supplies and for economic growth. On average, approximately […]

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