Be Prepared Before a Wildfire


  As wildfires become more frequent, preparation has become a crucial part of living in fire-prone areas. Being proactive and having a well-thought-out plan can make all the difference in ensuring the safety of your loved ones, your pets, and your property. In addition to the steps above, it is important to have a “go…

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The Montana Pesticide Waste Disposal Program

Montana Pesticide

The Montana Pesticide Waste Disposal Program is a free program administered by the Montana Department of Agriculture. Since its start in 1994, the program has collected more than 700,000 pounds of wastes. It is an important program that helps protect Montana’s environment. The program accepts a variety of wastes, including: Empty pesticide containers. Pesticide residues.…

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The Importance of Crop Insurance


Montana crops are responsible for over $3 billion of the state’s economy. Being a farmer in Montana does not come without risks. Farmers face a variety of risks, including drought, hail, flooding, and pests. Crop insurance can help farmers protect their crops and their businesses. In 2002, crop insurance protected 16.4 million acres providing $1.8…

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