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  • Bobcat spring rodeo set for April 11 to 14

    MSU News Service|Apr 10, 2024

    The 2024 Montana State University Spring Rodeo will run Thursday, April 11, through Sunday, April 14, at the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse. It will be the rodeo teams' only home competition of the season. The rodeo will consist of two separate events: one on Thursday and Friday and one on Saturday and Sunday. The full competition breakdown is below. • Thursday, April 11: Performance rounds begin at 7 p.m. • Friday, April 12: Slack begins at 10 a.m., Short-Go Performance at 7 p.m. • Saturday April...

  • Montana State University to offer summer writing camps for youth

    MSU News Service|Mar 20, 2024

    Registration is now open for Montana State University’s summer writing camps for youths in grades 3 through 12. The camps will be held in July on MSU’s campus. The Youth Writing Camp is a five-day camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 8-12 for students entering grades 5 through 12 in fall 2024. This camp offers commuter and resident options. Students in the resident option stay in a residence hall on campus and eat in the dining hall, while commuter students return home each day. The resident price is $800 through May 31 and $850 after that dat...

  • Registration open for the 2024 Mountain Meat Summit

    MSU News Service|Mar 20, 2024

    Registration is open for the Mountain Meat Summit, hosted by Montana State University Extension. The summit is an annual program featuring educational tours, technical sessions and consulting. The summit will be held May 21-23 in Bozeman. Early registration is available until April 1. The summit is designed for individuals and businesses that engage with meat supply chains in the mountain West. The agenda will include topics relevant to farmers, ranchers, meat processors, chefs, wholesale buyers and educators according to Tommy Bass, MSU...

  • Registration open for 406 Grazing Academy hosted by Montana State University and partners

    MSU News Service|Apr 26, 2023

    BOZEMAN – Registration is open now through May 15 for the three-day 406 Grazing Academy workshop to be held June 6-8 in southwestern Montana. Montana State University and the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation will host the workshop, which is aimed at ranchers seeking to hone their grazing management skills and learn new strategies. Classroom activities will take place at the Forge Hotel in Anaconda, with field activities held on working ranches in Deer Lodge Valley. W... Full story

  • Montana State University 2023 Spring Rodeo happening April 13-16

    MSU News Service|Apr 12, 2023

    BOZEMAN – The 2023 Montana State University Spring Rodeo will run Thursday, April 13, through Sunday, April 16, at the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse. The action begins at 7 p.m. Thursday with performance rounds. Attendees are encouraged to show up in blue and gold attire to support the event's "College Night." Friday and Saturday slack rounds will start at 10 a.m., and performance rounds will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday is "Champion Sunday," and the short-go performance will kick off the day's events a... Full story

  • 23rd annual Can the Griz food drive launches Nov. 5

    MSU News Service|Nov 2, 2022

    BOZEMAN - The annual Can the Griz food drive, an off-field competition between Montana State University and the University of Montana to see which school can collect the most donations for its local food bank, will be held Nov. 5 through Nov. 19. The friendly battle is now in its 23rd year. The drive will begin on Saturday, Nov. 5, and conclude at the end of the first quarter of the annual Brawl of the Wild football game between MSU and UM on Saturday, Nov. 19, according to Kim Cleary,...

  • Montana State University Extension publishes results of statewide needs assessment

    MSU News Service|Nov 2, 2022

    Montana State University Extension is using the results of a statewide needs assessment to help prioritize programming, inform strategic investments, consider new collaborations and partner with communities and stakeholders to address needs and issues facing the state. "The results of this needs assessment are already being used by our MSU Extension faculty and staff as they continue to offer programs and resources," said Carrie Ashe, MSU Extension associate director. "We are excited to see the...

  • MSU Extension releases updated MontGuide about filing homestead declaration to protect value of home

    MSU News Service|Dec 22, 2021

    Montana State University Extension has an updated MontGuide about filing a homestead declaration and the benefits it gives homeowners. Montana defines a homestead as a house a person lives in and the land on which it sits. A mobile home or manufactured home where the owners do not own the land is also considered a homestead. The property must be a person’s primary residence to be eligible for a homestead declaration, explained Marsha Goetting, MSU Extension family economics specialist. By signing and filing a homestead declaration, Montanans c...

  • MSU Extension to offer second level of estate and legacy planning learn-at-home course

    MSU News Service|Dec 22, 2021

    BOZEMAN — Montana State University Extension is offering the second level of its learn-at-home course on estate and legacy planning topics for Montanans. The five-lesson, learn-at-home course, “Estate/Legacy Planning for Every Montanan,” covers information similar to that which is offered in MSU Extension’s webinars and is intended for individuals who might not have attended the webinar series due to lack of computer or internet access. Marsha Goetting, MSU Extension family economics specialist, said she wanted the estate planning informa...

  • Montana manufacturing bouncing back from pandemic, according to annual MMEC report

    MSU News Service|Dec 22, 2021

    BOZEMAN — Despite struggling with worker shortages, disrupted supply chains and increased shipping costs, Montana manufacturers fared relatively well during the first year of the coronavirus pandemic and could see a return to pre-pandemic activity this year, according to a new report released by the Montana Manufacturing Extension Center at Montana State University. The 2021 Montana Manufacturing Report, which analyzes the results of a survey administered by the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana, concludes t...

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