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Montana Farm, Ranch Financial & Production Training Offered

Montana Farm, Ranch Financial & Production Training Offered

Program is designed to provide information on better farm, ranch management.

The Montana Farm Service Agency and Montana State University will offer financial management tips in a Financial and Production Management training program available to all state producers.

A series of six one-day sessions is scheduled from 10 a.m.-noon, and 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

This continuing education course is available to anyone interested in learning more about managing their agricultural operations. The course meets the requirements for production and financial management training for FSA loan recipients.

In order to qualify for a certificate, all six sessions must be attended. Participants will be asked to pay a registration fee of $20 to cover the cost of the video conference at the first session they attend.  The cost to attend all six sessions is $100 per family, but you can attend single sessions for $20 each. 

The schools are scheduled for Oct. 31, Nov. 15, Nov. 21, Nov. 28, Dec. 5 and Dec. 12. Those interested in attending should make contact with the representatives named below at the sites of the sessions:

n  Beaverhead County-Dillon USDA Service Center. Contact: Alan Jenne at (406) 683-3830.

n  Carter County-Ekalaka USDA Service. Contact: Robin Markuson at (406) 775-6359, Ext. 2.

n  Cascade County-Great Falls USDA Service Center. Contact: Janet Smith at (406) 727-7580, Ext. 2.

n  Custer County-Miles City USDA Service Center. Contact: Jeff Janshen at (406) 232-7905, Ext. 2.

n  Fergus County-Lewistown USDA Service Center. Contact: Karen Boyles at (406) 538-3489, Ext. 2.

n  Glacier County-Cut Bank USDA Service Center. Contact: Ed Daugherty at (406) 873-5618, Ext. 2.

n  Liberty County-Chester USDA Service Center. Contact same as above.

n  Phillips County-Malta County Extension Service Office. Contact: Ann Shettle at (406) 654-2543.

n  Aaniih Nakota College-Technology Center conference room, Fort Belknap Agency Campus. Contact: Miranda Skoyen at (406) 357-2320, Ext. 2.

n  Stone Child College Campus-Rocky Boy's Reservation. Contact same as above.

n  Fort Peck Community College-Wolf Point Campus. Contact: Camron DeBruycker at (406) 433-2103, Ext. 2.

Salish Kootenai College-Pablo Campus, Late Louis Caye building. Contact: Kim Adams at (406) 676-2811, Ext. 2
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