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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Ag Alert- Moldy Hay-Mycotoxins and other Risks (Cropland Diseases)
Description: another good agalert from barry jacobsen --Mary
Alert Period: 09/27/2014 - 10/11/2014
Submitted By: mary burrows
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Anticipate Grain and Seed Storage Mold Problems (Cropland Diseases)
Description: Attached is an agalert on storage molds - an important issue this year. We've had several samples of grain and hay submitted to the clinic that were not recommended for feeding to livestock due to potential mycotoxin issues. --Mary Burrows; Barry Jacobsen wrote the agalert (994-5161; uplbj@montana.edu)
Alert Period: 09/26/2014 - 10/17/2014
Submitted By: mary burrows
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Pesticide Program Focuses on Certifying Tribal Applicators (General)
Description: Montana pesticide applicators wanting to apply restricted use pesticides within the exterior boundaries of any Montana Indian reservation need to obtain a state pesticide license and an EPA Federal Certification. The MSU Pesticide Education Program is delivering one initial private applicator pesticide training targeting tribal applicators on November 12th in Lame Deer. This program will certify non-tribal pesticide applicators to apply restricted use pesticides on land that they own, rent or lease while qualifying tribal attendees for the federal pesticide certificate.
Alert Period: 08/28/2014 - 11/17/2014
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
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Applicators and dealers need to be aware of personal protective equipment requirements. (General)
Description: Most herbicide products used in Montana require only minimal personal protective equipment (PPE) and have the corresponding signal word ‘CAUTION’. However, the use of a highly-toxic herbicide active ingredient, ‘paraquat’, has been on the rise in Montana.
Alert Period: 08/20/2014 - 11/21/2014
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
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Pest Management Tour offers pesticide training opportunities across SW Montana. (General)
Description: The Montana State University Pesticide Education and Integrated Pest Management Programs are offering multiple 6 credit program opportunities for private applicators across south-western Montana (Private Applicator Region 2) from October 6th – 10th.
Alert Period: 08/08/2014 - 10/10/2014
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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