10-10:50 a.m. Nuts & Bolts of Income Tax Filing
Presented by Jamie Hovey and Amy Iverson, Wipfli CPA's and Consultants
Learn about In-kind wages, March 1st deadline vs. April 15th deadline, Year End Planning, The New Tax Law and the current impact, Entity structures.
11-11:50 a.m. Using Social Media to Reach New Buyers
Presented by Karoline Rose of KRose Marketing and Consulting
The world of marketing and advertising production sales is changing rapidly. Almost everyone is using at least one social media platform, including your buyers! Social media is a powerful tool that, when utilized correctly, can help you grow your sale and attract new buyers to your program. Karoline Rose will be presenting on the power of social media from game changing Facebook Ads to YouTube videos to utilizing Instagram and hashtags. She will also touch on using email and text message marketing to turn followers into paid customers!
1-1:50 p.m. Invasive Annual Grasses in Montana
Presented by Jane Mangold, Rangeland Weed Extension Specialist, MSU Extension
This presentation will discuss four invasive annual grasses threatening range and pastures in Montana. Identification, biology, and management will be discussed along with unique challenges certain annual grasses present in terms of potential impacts and management.
2-2:50 p.m. Intergrated Weed Management
Presented by Tim Seipel, Cropland Weed Extension Specialist, MSU Extension
Integrated Weed Management is a diversified approach to agricultural weed management that aims to more effectively target problem weeds by incorporating multiple strategies together. Integrated weed management allows the producer to design their weed management program around what is most effective for the particular weeds, crop, and farm operation. MSU Extension Specialist, Tim Seipel, will cover important aspects of integrated weed management in the semi-arid systems.
3-3:50 p.m. Control Ideas for Common Weeds in Yellowstone County
Presented by Callie Cooley, Extension Agent, MSU Extension – Yellowstone County
MSU Extension Agent, Callie Cooley, will discuss control methods of common invasive weeds in Yellowstone County including: leafy spurge, Canada thistle, field bindweed, spotted knapweed, Scotch thistle, common burdock, puncturevine, curly dock, poison hemlock, and black henbane. The presentation will focus on integrated weed management, highlighting best control options for individual situations.