Montana State University

Eva Grimme, Ph.D.

Plant Disease Diagnostician
Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology
121 Plant BioScience Facility
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717-3150

Tel: (406) 994-5150
Fax: (406) 994-7600
eva.grimme@montana.edu

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Regional Pesticide Education Trainings offered across Montana. (General)
Description: The Montana State University Pesticide Education Program is coordinating regional initial pesticide training programs across Montana. These six hour training opportunities are designed for homeowners desiring to learn more about pesticides as well as individuals desiring a private applicator license. A private applicator license allows individuals to apply restricted use pesticides on land they own, rent or lease. Training opportunities are available in Kalispell on March 26th, Bozeman on March 4th, Billings on February 25th and Miles City on February 24th.
Alert Period: 02/27/2015 - 04/17/2015
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
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Ascochyta in pulse seed recommendations (Cropland Diseases)
Description: I’ve gotten a lot of questions recently about thresholds for seed treatment for Ascochyta in pulse crop seed. Some guidelines included in this alert --Mary Burrows
Alert Period: 02/18/2015 - 03/11/2015
Submitted By: mary burrows
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Regional Pesticide Education Trainings offered across Montana. (General)
Description: The MSU Pesticide Education Program is coordinating regional initial pesticide training programs across Montana. These six hour training opportunities are designed for homeowners desiring to learn more about pesticides as well as individuals desiring a private applicator license.
Alert Period: 02/10/2015 - 04/01/2015
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
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2015 Montana WSARE PDP mini-grants (General)
Description: Competitive mini-grants are available for projects aimed at spreading knowledge on sustainable agriculture in Montana. Submit your application to Fabian Menalled at menalled@montana.edu before 5:00 PM on March 13, 2015. For more Information contact Fabian Menalled by email or phone (406-994-4783)
Alert Period: 02/09/2015 - 03/13/2015
Submitted By: Fabian Menalled
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Pesticides and Early Onset Parkinson’s. (General)
Description: According to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, occupational uses of rotenone and paraquat over a lifetime are associated with an increase in Parkinson’s disease. The MSU Dept. of Health and Human Development is conducting a study evaluating high risk pesticide applicators for early loss of motor function.
Alert Period: 12/05/2014 - 03/05/2015
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
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New Special Registration for Repelling Sand Hill Cranes Approved in Montana (Pesticides)
Description: A section 24(c)special use registration was granted for the use of Avipel liquid seed treatment and Avipel dry seed treatment. These seed treatments can be used for the protection of field and sweet corn against Sand Hill Cranes until July 1st, 2019 in Montana. See attached 24(c) labels.
Alert Period: 01/24/2014 - 09/16/2015
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
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