Montana State University Extension will be holding a grasshopper management sign up on Tuesday February 13th at the Ag Center in Fort Benton. Learn more about where we are in the grasshopper cycle and what some options are to assist in the management of this pest. Registration begins at 12:30pm. Topics of discussion will be grasshopper biology and population and the USDA rangeland grasshopper suppression program. For mor information call the Chouteau County Extension Office at 406-622-3751.
The 2024 grasshopper forecast map shows the Golden Triangle in the worst classification for potential grasshopper damage in the 2024 growing season.
1:00pm- Grasshopper Biology and Population (Gary Adams & Erik Norderud, USDA-APHIS)
1:45pm- USDA Rangeland Grasshopper Suppression Program (Gary Adams & Erik Norderud, USDA-APHIS)