Thursday, November 30, 2023

Registration Open for Montana and Wyoming Sugar Beet and Malt Barley Symposium

by Colter Brown

Registration is open for the 2024 Montana and Wyoming Sugar Beet and Malt Barley Symposium, which will be held Jan. 9-10 at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center.

The event is a joint effort of Montana State University Extension and the Mountain States Crop Education Association, or MSCEA. The MSCEA comprises industry representatives and MSU Extension faculty members.

Events on Jan. 9 will focus on barley production. Presentations will cover topics including precision agriculture, irrigation, disease and weed control. Jan. 10 will focus on sugar beet production, including topics such as disease and weed management, marketing, and interpreting soil test results. A complete agenda can be found at

Pesticide applicator and certified crop adviser credits will be available. Symposium registration and other details are online at Pre-registration for the event is $42.50 per day. Please note that a convenience fee will be added to online transactions. A special hotel rate of $98 per night is available until Dec. 25.

For more information, contact Trestin Feagler, MSU Extension agent in Yellowstone County, at 406-256-2828 or


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