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MSU To Purchase Pigs From 4-Hers For Use In Dining Halls

Bozeman, MT — Buyers for Montana State University’s Culinary Services will begin fanning out across the state this week to purchase pigs at 4-H auctions that will end up on the plates of college students. Last year, MSU purchased 42 pigs from...

 

MSU Soil Expert Says Not All Soil Test Kits Provide Accurate Results

Bozeman, MT — There are several factors that gardeners need to consider when choosing a soil test kit to make fertilizer decisions, according to a Montana State University Extension soil expert. Among those factors, according to Clain Jones, MSU...

 

MSU Extension To Offer Farm Management Workshops In Culbertson

BOZEMAN — Montana State University Extension will offer a two day farm management workshop in Culbertson at the Roosevelt County Complex, 307 Broadway on March 13th through the 14th. The workshop will begin at 9:30 am on the 13th and 9:00 am on...

 

MSU Extension To Offer Farm Management Workshops In Culbertson

BOZEMAN — Montana State University Extension will offer a two day farm management workshop in Culbertson at the Roosevelt County Complex, 307 Broadway on March 13th through the 14th. The workshop will begin at 9:30 am on the 13th and 9:00 am on...

 

MSU Proposes Naming Ranch Management Program In Honor Of Dan Scott

BOZEMAN – Montana State University is requesting that the state’s Board of Regents approve naming its proposed ranch management program the Dan Scott Ranch Management Program. The regents will consider the naming request at their March 7-8...

 

Montana and Wyoming Malt Barley and Sugar Beet Symposium set for Jan. 8-9 in Billings

BOZEMAN — Registration is now open for the 2019 Montana and Wyoming Malt Barley and Sugar Beet Symposium, which will be held Jan. 8-9 at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center in Billings. The event is hosted by the Mountain States Crop...

 

Montana and Wyoming Malt Barley and Sugar Beet Symposium set for Jan. 8-9 in Billings

BOZEMAN — Registration is now open for the 2019 Montana and Wyoming Malt Barley and Sugar Beet Symposium, which will be held Jan. 8-9 at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center in Billings. The event is hosted by the Mountain States Crop...

 

Report Highlights MSU's Ag Research in 2018

BOZEMAN — Montana State University has released a report summarizing the university’s agricultural research on subjects ranging from beef breeding to optimizing the protein content of pea crops. The 2018 Research Report, authored by MSU Extension...

 

Montana and Wyoming Malt Barley and Sugar Beet Symposium set for Jan. 8-9 in Billings

BOZEMAN — Registration is now open for the 2019 Montana and Wyoming Malt Barley and Sugar Beet Symposium, which will be held Jan. 8-9 at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center in Billings. The event is hosted by the Mountain States Crop...

 

MSU To Celebrate Agriculture During Month Of Nov.

BOZEMAN - As part of Montana State University's yearlong celebration of its 125th anniversary in 2018, November will highlight the College of Agriculture. Included in the monthlong celebration is the...

 

Montana and Wyoming Malt Barley and Sugar Beet Symposium set for Jan. 8-9 in Billings

BOZEMAN — Registration is now open for the 2019 Montana and Wyoming Malt Barley and Sugar Beet Symposium, which will be held Jan. 8-9 at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center in Billings. The event is hosted by the Mountain States Crop...

 

Montana and Wyoming Malt Barley and Sugar Beet Symposium set for Jan. 8-9 in Billings

BOZEMAN — Registration is now open for the 2019 Montana and Wyoming Malt Barley and Sugar Beet Symposium, which will be held Jan. 8-9 at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center in Billings. The event is hosted by the Mountain States Crop...

 

Politics And Agricultural Resiliency Topic Of Nov. 9 Annual MSU Economics Conference

BOZEMAN - The Montana State University Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics and MSU Extension will host the 12th annual agricultural economics conference, “Agriculture and Political Uncertainty” on Friday, Nov. 9, beginning at 8:45...

 

MSU Plant Sciences Faculty Part Of International Discovery In Wheat Genome Sequence

A Montana State University faculty member dedicated to researching cereal genetics and genomics for Montana farmers is part of an international research team that published an article detailing the...

 

Updated MSU Extension Publication On Noxious Weed Identification Now Available For Mobile Devices

BOZEMAN – Montana State University Extension has updated its publication on noxious weed identification, "Montana's Noxious Weeds," making the information available for the first time as an...

 

MSU Faculty See Troubling Soil Acidity Levels In Montana Agricultural Lands

Montana State University scientists are seeing increased soil acidity, meaning low pH, in parts of the state and are urging farmers to keep an eye on their plants and soils to avoid lower crop yields and even crop failure. Clain Jones, a soil...

 

Unique MSU Lab Rides Wave Of Growth In Pulse Crops

Like a farmer scanning the horizon for coming changes in weather, in 2014 Mary Burrows looked to the future of Montana agriculture, and what she saw prompted her to start the Regional Pulse Crop...

 

MSU-Licensed Technology Wins Top Industry Awards For Combatting Plant Diseases

A Montana State University-licensed technology is being used in an agricultural product that industry leaders are touting as one of the best on the market. LifeGard, a biological pesticide from...

 

MSU Professor Marks 37 Years Teaching Animal Science, Impacting MT Ranches

Some things are synonymous with Montana State University: the bobcat, blue and gold and Montana Hall. In the MSU College of Agriculture and for many Montana ranchers, James Berardinelli may be on...

 

MSU To Host Annual Celebrate Agriculture Event Nov. 3-4

The Montana State University College of Agriculture and Montana Agricultural Experiment Station will host its 18th annual Celebrate Agriculture event, set for Nov. 3-4 on the MSU campus. The event is held in honor of the state and university’s...

 

MSU College Of Agriculture Seeks Steer Donations For Student Program

Montana State University's Steer-A-Year program is seeking steer donations for the 2017-18 academic year. The donated steers will allow agriculture students to gain hands-on learning experience in...

 

MSU Seeks Businesses, Faculty, Individuals To Sponsor Student Engineering Projects

Calling anyone who needs an engineer: Montana State University engineering students are here to help. Each year, groups of seniors from MSU's College of Engineering work to design, analyze, fabricate...

 

By Decoding Genome Of Ancient Wheat, MSU Scientist, Global Team Create 'Time Tunnel' To Days Before Agriculture

A global team of researchers including Hikmet Budak, Montana State University's Winifred Asbjornson Plant Sciences Chair, in the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, has decoded for the...

 

MSU Researcher Attunes Environmental Factors To Pea Genetics To Increase Montana Crop Yield And Performance

Farmers in Montana, and other parts of the Northern Great Plains, are shifting from cereal-only cropping to a cereal-dry pea cropping system. This transition is not without its share of unknowns,...

 

MSU Soil Fertility Specialist Recommends Methods To Boost Wheat Grain Protein Mid-Season

Clain Jones, Montana State University soil fertility Extension specialist, suggests Montana irrigated wheat famers consider providing additional nitrogen to their crop, calling it the most important management factor to produce high protein levels th...

 

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