Farm Forum, Crop Day

Montana Winter Fair

January 18 - 26, 2020

Lewistown, Montana


Farm Forum, Crop Day


Thursday, January 23
Eagles Grand Hall
124 W. Main Street
Lunch will be provided free of charge


Session 1- 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Lunch provided by Torgerson's

Session 2- 1:00 pm-3:00 pm


Emily Standley


No registration is needed.
There is no cost for this event.

Presentation Information

Session 1
Nutrient Management to Increase Profit & Soil Quality

Presenter: Clain Jones
MSU Extension Soil Fertility Specialist

Dr. Clain Jones, MSU Extension’s soil fertility specialist, will help you determine fertilizer rates based on soil test reports, review nutrient cycling processes, and discuss fertilizer source, placement, and timing for increased yields and soil quality. He will be available to answer any of your soil fertility questions.

Lunch provided by Torgerson's


Session 2
Farm Service Agency Topics

Presenter: Farm Service Agency
Topics: Recent Farm Bill, Livestock
Indemnity Program (LIP), Farm Loan Programs

Liz Bradshaw and Karen Boyles, from the Fergus Petroleum FSA office, will discuss the recent Farm Bill, information about the Livestock Indemnity Program, and updates on FSA Farm Loan programs.