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Federal Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday January 12, 2020 ( 6 items )  

Draft Environmental Assessment on Snow and Soil Moisture Monitoring Network in the Upper Missouri River Basin Available for Comment
OMAHA, Nebraska, Jan. 10 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the following news release on Jan. 9: A draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for updating three soil moisture and plains snowpack monitoring stations is currently available for public comment. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of updating monitoring stations in Brookings, South Dakota; Sheridan, Wyoming; and Bozeman, Montana. From December 2018 through July 2019, South Dakota State University climatologists conducted v  more

Early Season Weather Patterns Hit or Miss Across Montana
BOZEMAN, Montana, Jan. 9 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service Montana office issued the following news release: After an early-season storm dropped snow in Montana's high country at the end of September, it seemed like the new 2020 water year was off to a strong start. The wet and cold weather patterns that dominated October boosted snowpack and precipitation totals in many basins east of the Divide by early November, with some mountain SNOTEL (SNOwpack  more

Malmstrom Air Force Base: Military Families Can Receive Free Chiropractic Care via Patriot Project
MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Montana, Jan. 10 -- The U.S. Air Force (341st Missile Wing) issued the following news on Jan. 8: By law, all veterans with service-related disabilities are required to have access to chiropractic care. Stated in Public Law 107-135 legislation, signed by President George W. Bush, chiropractic care became a permanent benefit for recipients of veteran's health care service. However, most veterans - and their families - are not aware they have free access. A nonprofit or  more

Montana FSA: USDA Offers Low-Interest Loans and Installment Set-Aside for Agricultural Producers in Montana Impacted by Natural Disasters
BOZEMAN, Montana, Jan. 9 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency - Montana Field Office issued the following news release: * * * - Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties Also Available * * * Montana agricultural producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) physical loss loans. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers these low-interest loans to agricultural producers in Pondera County who  more

NASS - Montana Field Office: Annual Crop Summary - 2019
HELENA, Montana, Jan. 11 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service - Montana Field Office issued the following news release: The 2019 corn for grain crop is estimated at 5.70 million bushels, 1 percent below last year's production of 5.78 million bushels, according to the December 1 Agricultural Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. The average yield of 95.0 bushels per acre is 10.0 bu  more

SEC Issues Trading Suspension Order Involving Rivex Technology
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 -- The Securities and Exchange Commission issued the following trading suspension order (No. 34-87915): The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced the temporary suspension of trading in the securities of Rivex Technology Corp. ("RIVX"), of Kalispel, Montana, commencing at 9:30 a.m. EST on January 9, 2020, and terminating at 11:59 p.m. EST on January 23, 2020. The Commission temporarily suspended trading in the securities of RIVX because of (1) questions about the   more