Links

 

https://www.certifiedcropadviser.org/
Homepage

https://www.certifiedcropadviser.org/about
Quick Facts about CCA program

Agencies

 

http://agr.state.mt.us/
Montana Department of Agriculture

http://wyagric.state.wy.us/
Wyoming Department of Agriculture

http://www.deq.state.mt.us/index.asp
Montana Department of Environmental Quality

http://deq.state.wy.us/
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

http://extn.msu.montana.edu/
Montana State University Extension Service

http://www.uwyo.edu/ces/prgm.htm
University of Wyoming Extension Service

http://www.mt.nrcs.usda.gov/
Montana Natural Resources Conservation Service

http://www.wy.nrcs.usda.gov/
Wyoming Natural Resources Conservation Service

http://www.dnrc.state.mt.us/
Montana Department of Natural Resources

Agricultural Organizations

 

http://www.mtagbiz.org/
Montana Agricultural Business Association-includes links to many suppliers of agricultural equipment, chemicals, and services

http://www.wyag.net/
Wyoming Agricultural Business Association-many good links

http://agr.state.mt.us/agorg/first.htm
Links to many MT agricultural businesses, commodity groups, etc.

http://wyagric.state.wy.us/relatedinfo/wyaffils.htm
Links to many WY organizations



Nutrient Management

 

http://landresources.montana.edu/nm/
A continuing education series on Nutrient Management, with a focus on Montana and Wyoming. The fifteen modules (8 - 20 pages) include such topics as soil sampling, nutrient cycling, commercial fertilizers and soil amendments, pH and organic matter, nutrient deficiency symptoms, and manure regulations and management. Quizzes for each module enable CCAs to obtain up to 25 continuing education credits.

http://landresources.montana.edu/FertilizerFacts
Two page summaries on the effects of fertilizers on crop yield and quality based on applied research conducted in Montana.
 

Soil and Water Management
 http://landresources.montana.edu/SWM/

 A continuing education series on Soil and Water Management, with a focus on Montana and Wyoming. The first three modules (basic soil properties, sodicity and salinity management, and soil erosion and residue management) should be online by early 2005. The other modules will cover water and solute movement, plant/water relations, and irrigation/drainage issues.

http://waterquality.montana.edu
A water quality and irrigation website that provides information on both agricultural and non-agricultural water issues. One current (2004) focus of this website is on management of coal bed methane discharge water.

Pest Management

 

http://ipm.montana.edu
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) site, with a large number of links to information on identification and management of insects, weeds, and disease.



Crop Management



http://www.montana.edu/wwwpb/pubs/indexag.html
MSU Extension Publications for Crops, Grains, and Specialty Crops.

  GPS Unit
Photo courtesy of USDA NRCS

Field of hay bales seen from a plane
Photo courtesy of Ann McCauley
and Stephen Torske (pilot)

Probe Truck
Photo courtesy of USDA NRCS

Tillage
Photo courtesy of Ann McCauley

Tractor
Photo courtesy of USDA NRCS