Farm Forum

Montana Winter Fair
January 18 - 27, 2019

Farm Forum
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Friday, January 25, 2019
Eagles Grand Hall
124 W Main Street

Superintendents:
Emily Standley, 406-535-3919
  emily.standley01@montana.edu
Dawnita Sampsel, 406-566-2238
  dsampsel@stockmanbank.com 

Full Program Descriptions Available Here

Schedule:
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Marsha A. Goetting, Professor and Extension Family Economics Specialist at Montana State University in Bozeman.

Session 1
- 10:00 am to 12:00 noon
  - Families and Legacies: Challenging Decisions
*Lunch will be provided free of charge*
Session 2 - 1:00-3:00 pm
  - Succession Planning for the Next Generation of MT Farmers and Ranchers

Friday, January 25, 2019
Session 3 - 10:00 am to 12:00 noon
  - Agritourism Panel
Session 4a - 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Speaker: Dave McEwen, Rancher, Galata, MT
  - Dealing with wildlife on private property: A look at bears and big horn sheep population growth. 

Session 4b - 3:00 to 5:00 pm 
Speaker: 5R Stock Dogs, Marvin Dunster & Carrie Bigelow, Breeders, Billings, MT
  - Livestock Protection: A look at guard and herding dogs.