A tri-fold brochure on MSCA.
MSCA Info Flyer
An in-depth description of MSCA. Print on 11x17 paper, fold in half, then in thirds.
Application For Assistance by MSCA
Fill out this form, return it to MSCA (by mail: P.O. Box 909, Conrad, MT 59425 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org). We will contact you to set up a site visit with no obligation and no cost to you.
2016 USDA Saline Programs
An overview of two USDA programs that provide financial assistance in identifying saline seep recharge areas and implementing land-use changes to treat salinity problems.
Recommended Salt Tolerant Forage Species
A list of species and their soil Electrical Conductivity (EC) tolerance level, limitations, and adaptation characteristics. Updated May 2017.
Articles include: MSCA Selected as Business of the Month, Options for Expiring CRP Contracts, Acidic Soil - a new soil problem in cropland, Baseline Ground Water Sampling, Sage Creek Watershed, Water Quality Analysis Services Available, Salt-tolerant Forage Options, Cover Crops Improve Soil Health, Salinity Control on the High School Level, MT Ag Summit, Soil Health Workshops and Tours.
Procedures for Working with MSCA
An outline of the steps involved in a typical saline seep reclamation project.
An overview of MSCA saline soil and water reclamation efforts.
2015 CRP and Saline Seep
Declining CRP acres could result in the recurrence of saline seeps
Saline Seep Mgt in N-Central MT - Holly Taylor 2013
A capstone paper by Holly Taylor for her Master of Science degree from Oregon State University. This is an excellent summary of saline seep research and reclamation techniques used in Montana.
Belt Creek 319 Report
Belt Creek Acid Mine Discharge-Recharge Delineation Final Report to DEQ, completed June 2016 by MT Bureau of Mines and Geology and MT Salinity Control Association.
This edition of Conservision News reports on upcoming Farm Program updates for salinity, new publications by MSCA (brochure and in-depth informational flyer), MSCA's work with the Sunburst School Saline Lakebed project, a cover crop grant project, and baseline ground water monitoring by MSCA.
The latest edition of the Conservision News by MSCA discusses the Baseline Groundwater Quality Monitoring Program, Saline Seep Workshop announcements, MSCA working with Sunburst School students, updates on the Muddy Creek Project and pollinator garden, info on Soil Health Workshops, monitoring reminder and new employee announcement.
2014 International Salinity Forum
MSCA's paper “Land Management For Dryland Salinity Control In Montana, Northern Great Plains” that was presented in Riverside, CA in June 2014 at the International Salinity Forum.
Inside this issue: MSCA's 22nd year of participation in Agriculture in MT Schools, the Baseline Groundwater Quality Monitoring Program, Cover Crops & Soil Health Update, Expiring CRP Contracts can lead to salty trouble!
Current and future MSCA projects and events: surface and ground water monitoring, cover crops, Muddy Creek, Belt Creek, Economic Information Conference, Soil Health Workshops, and more.