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Big Sky Small Acres: Rural Living in Montana magazine is produced three times annually by Montana State University Extension. Perfect for busy landowners and backyard enthusiasts, Big Sky Small Acres features practical articles on topics including weed management, water management, horticulture, wildlife and habitat, insects and pests, and more. Full of easy-to-apply information, this publication helps newcomers and long-time Montanans alike be good stewards of treasured resources while enjoying the Last Best Place.

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MSU Extension is pleased to offer Big Sky Small Acres Magazine online for no charge. In addition, print subscriptions are available for a shipping and handling fee. Subscribe today to ensure that you don’t miss an issue.

Index of Past Articles - If you are looking for specific topics or articles, browse through our past articles.

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Have a question, idea for an article, or a suggestion for Big Sky Small Acres Magazine? Contact Tracy Mosley, Managing Editor at or (406) 222-4156.

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