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 By MSU News Service    News    August 27, 2014 

MSU Finishes Another Strong Year in Research

Montana State University closed out another strong year of research successes with significant work in energy, agriculture, health and biomedicine, and the environment leading the way. The...

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    May 7, 2014

Pesticide Applicators Can Save Money By Following Three Spring Tips

Pesticide applicators can save money by inspecting their spray equipment, calibrating their sprayers and testing the quality of their water before spraying, said Montana State University Extension Pesticide Education Specialist Cecil Tharp....

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    April 2, 2014

Wheat Stem Sawfly Devastations Lead To Another International Conference at MSU

Wheat stem sawflies heavily damage more wheat than any other insect in Montana, and now Colorado and Nebraska are experiencing unprecedented outbreaks, says Montana State University entomologist...

 
 By MSU News Services    Ag Roundup    April 2, 2014

Federal Certificate Now Required to Apply Restricted Use Pesticides on Tribal Land

A federal certificate is now required for Montanans to spray restricted use pesticides on tribal land, says Montana State University Extension Pesticide Education Specialist Cecil Tharp. Restricted use pesticide dealers within tribal boundaries must...

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    April 2, 2014

Montana Nutrition Conference, Livestock Forum set for April 22, 23 at Bozeman

The future of ranching will be the focus of this year’s Montana Nutrition Conference and Livestock Forum in Bozeman. The conference will begin the afternoon of Tuesday, April 22, and run through the morning of Wednesday, April 23, at the GranTree I...

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    March 5, 2014

MSU Extension "Dying Without a Will" Materials Available

Given that seven out of 10 Montanans die without writing a will, Montana State University Extension has developed materials to educate people about what happens to their property if they die without a will. The information can be accessed at:...

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    January 29, 2014

MSU Ag, Biotech Research Yields New Technologies

With results that run from rust-resistant wheat to glowing rodent cartilage to super fluorescent fruit flies, researchers at Montana State University have developed new technologies in the areas of biotechnology and agriculture that are...

 
 By MSU News Service    News    January 8, 2014

MSU Offers Free Calendar Featuring Wheat Pests of Montana

A free 2014 calendar featuring wheat pests of Montana is now available at Montana State University and MSU Extension offices around the state. Titled “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,” the calendar shows Pesticide Education Specialist Cecil Tharp...

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    December 4, 2013

Free Forum Set Dec. 5 to Discuss New Technologies in Integrated Pest Management

A free forum on new technologies in pesticide education, weeds and insect management will be offered Thursday, Dec. 5, in Bozeman. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Comfort Inn. Those who wish to attend should pre-register by...

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    September 4, 2013

MSU Expert Says Early September Is Best Time To Plant Winter Canola In Montana

Montana farmers who want to experiment with growing winter canola should plant it in early September, says Perry Miller, professor of sustainable cropping systems at Montana State University. That way, the canola will emerge by Sept. 15 and the crop...

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    September 4, 2013

Pesticide Training Set for Oct. 7-9 in Northwest Montana

Experts on pesticides, Montana plant diseases, insects and weeds will present half-day and all-day workshops on Oct. 7 through 9 to help residents of seven northwest Montana counties renew their private pesticide applicator licenses before the end...

 
 By MSU News Service    News    August 14, 2013

Montanans Can Now Enroll in New Veterinary Medicine Program

Montana students now have the opportunity to enroll in the first Montana-centered veterinary medicine program being offered in cooperation with the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University. Students can apply online through Oct....

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    August 7, 2013

MSU Beef Researcher Named ASAS Fellow

Don Kress, professor emeritus at Montana State University, has received the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Fellow Award in honor of his research in the beef industry. Kress received the...

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    August 7, 2013

Beginning Beekeeping Workshop to be Held August 24 in Billings

A beekeeping workshop for beginners will be offered Saturday, August 24 in Billings. The workshop will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Yellowstone County Courthouse. Participants will learn how to buy bees and equipment, establish a new beehive,...

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    July 3, 2013

New Superintendent, Plant Pathologist Appointed for Eastern Ag Research Center

Hans Schneider, currently living in the Netherlands, will join the Montana State University faculty and be both superintendent and associate professor of plant pathology at the Eastern Agricultural Research Center in Sidney, pending approval of the...

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    July 3, 2013

MSU College of Agriculture has New Wheat Variety Available for Licensing

Montana State University researchers have produced a new line of hard white winter wheat that shows potential to produce as well as one of the most popular red winter wheat varieties currently grown in Montana. The new hard white winter wheat...

 
 By MSU News Service    Agriculture    June 19, 2013

New Superintendent, Plant Pathologist Appointed for Eastern Ag Research Center

Hans Schneider, currently living in the Netherlands, will join the Montana State University faculty and be both superintendent and associate professor of plant pathology at the Eastern Agricultural Research Center in Sidney, pending approval of the...

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    June 5, 2013

Crops and Weeds Field Day set June 27 at MSU's Post Research Farm

A free Crops and Weeds Field Day will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at Montana State University’s Post Research Farm west of Bozeman. This is an opportunity for pest control advisors, farm managers, chemical company...

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    June 5, 2013

Pesticide Expert Offers Tips To Reduce Nontarget Injury When Spraying Noxious Weeds

Montanans who plan to spray noxious weeds this spring should take preliminary steps when spraying to reduce nontarget injury toward nearby sensitive crops, aquatic areas, trees and/or ornamentals, says Montana State University Pesticide Education...

 
 By MSU News Service    Agriculture    May 1, 2013

4-H Seeks Families To Host Japanese Youth This Summer

The Montana 4-H Center for Youth Development is recruiting families to host Japanese youth for one month this summer. Program dates are from July 22-August 18. Host families should have children ages 10-14, and the desire for an in-depth cultural...

 
 By MSU News Service    Agriculture    May 1, 2013

MSU Extension: Mid- To Late-Season Nitrogen Fertilizer Can Increase Yield, Protein In Wheat Crop

Experts in soil chemistry at Montana State University caution that applying all the nitrogen fertilizer required for wheat at one time can be risky. According to MSU Extension, in irrigated systems, too much nitrogen early in the growing season can p...

 
 By MSU News Service    Special Editions    April 24, 2013

MSU Ext. Offers Online Courses In Weed Identification & Pesticide Application

Montana State University Extension and the Schutter Diagnostic Lab are offering new online courses covering plant anatomy and the diagnostic features of 32 state-listed noxious weeds. The free courses are offered to assist early detection of noxious...

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    March 6, 2013

MSU Ext. Offers Online Courses In Weed Identification & Pesticide

Montana State University Extension and the Schutter Diagnostic Lab are offering new online courses covering plant anatomy and the diagnostic features of 32 state-listed noxious weeds. The free courses are offered to assist early detection of noxious...

 
 By MSU News Service    Agriculture    February 20, 2013

MSU Ext. Offers Online Courses In Weed Identification & Pesticide Application

Montana State University Extension and the Schutter Diagnostic Lab are offering new online courses covering plant anatomy and the diagnostic features of 32 state-listed noxious weeds. The free courses are offered to assist early detection of noxious...

 
 By MSU News Service    Ag Roundup    January 2, 2013

Symposium for Montana/Wyoming Barley and Sugarbeet Growers Set for Jan. 9 & 10

The 2013 Montana/Wyoming Sugar Beet Symposium will be held in Billings at the Big Horn Resort on Wednesday and Thursday, January 9-10, 2013. The symposium will feature top experts from Montana State University, University of Wyoming, North Dakota...

 

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