MSU Extension offers Farm and Ranch Management Workshop

By Elin Kittelmann,

Fallon/Carter County Extension

MSU Extension Economists George Haynes, Kate Fuller, and Joel Schumacher will offer Farm and Ranch Management Workshops in seven communities in December, 2018, through March, 2019. Other faculty members contributing to these workshops include Agricultural Economists Anton Bekkerman, Diane Charlton and Eric Belasco; Family Economist Marsha Goetting; Cropping Systems Specialist Kent McVay; Beef Cattle Specialist Megan Van Emon; Rangeland Weed Specialist Jane Mangold; Soil Fertility Specialist Clain Jones; and Forage Specialist Emily Meccage. Participation in this workshops will satisfy the requirements for Farm Service Agency Production and Financial Management Training.

The two-day workshops will cover the following topics: financial analysis and enterprise budgeting; risk management; crop and livestock production; agricultural leases; agricultural policy issues; and business succession.

The Farm Management Workshops will be held in Baker on Jan. 16 and 17 at the Fallon County Fairground Exhibit Hall. There is no cost to attend. For more information and to register contact Fallon/Carter County Extension 406-778-7110 or or Keri Hayes 406-994-3511 or  Please register by Jan. 8.

MSU Extension Economists will also offer Farm Management Workshops in Livingston, Terry, Plains, Culbertson, Wolf Point, Chester and Fort Belknap.