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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...

 

MSU Agriculture Professor Wins Teaching Award

BOZEMAN – Montana State University Assistant Professor of Rangeland Ecology Craig Carr has received the Range Science Education Council's 2017 Early Career Undergraduate Teaching award. Carr, who...

 
 By MSU News Service    News    April 5, 2017

MSU To Host Annual Agricultural Research Center Field Days Across Montana

The public is invited to attend free annual field days across Montana to tour and learn about the people, places and projects involved with agricultural research at Montana State University’s College of Agriculture and Montana Agricultural...

 

MSU-Developed Wheat Varieties Most Planted in Montana in 2016

Montana State University’s Montana Agricultural Experiment Station, or MAES, developed the wheat varieties that Montana farmers planted more than any other variety for the 2016 crop year, according to the United States Department of Agriculture Nat...

 

MSU Extension Offers Free Farm Management Workshops

Montana State University Extension economists George Haynes, Kate Fuller and Eric Belasco will offer free farm management workshops in four Montana communities in February and March. The two-and-a-half day workshops will cover: risk management,...

 

MSU Extension Offers Free Farm Management Workshops

Montana State University Extension economists George Haynes, Kate Fuller and Eric Belasco will offer free farm management workshops in four Montana communities in February and March. The two-and-a-half day workshops will cover: risk management,...

 

MSU Extension Employees and Supporters Win Awards for Excellence and Service

Montana State University Extension agents, staff and supporters from across Montana recently received awards during Extension’s annual conference at MSU in Bozeman. Laurie Lautt, MSU Extension agent in Big Horn County, received the 2016 Silver...

 

MSU to Host Barley and Sugarbeet Symposium Jan. 10-11

Montana State University, in conjunction with the University of Wyoming, will host a malt barley and sugarbeet symposium Jan. 10-11 at the Big Horn Resort in Billings. The first day of the event will...

 

Breakthrough Ag Technology from MSU Registered for Commercial Use

A naturally occurring bacterium discovered by Montana State University has been registered for commercial use and sale by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its impressive plant-disease fighting capabilities. This is the first time MSU has...

 

Breakthrough Ag Technology from MSU Registered for Commercial Use

A naturally occurring bacterium discovered by Montana State University has been registered for commercial use and sale by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its impressive plant-disease figh...

 

MSU Extension Offers Information on Selecting Fertilizer Nitrogen Rates

Selecting fertilizer rates for yield and quality will depend in part on this past summer’s rains and the amount of this year’s residue, according to Clain Jones, MSU Extension soil fertility specialist in the MSU College of Agriculture Department...

 

MSU to Host Annual Celebrate Agriculture Event Nov. 10-12

Montana State University’s College of Agriculture and Montana Agricultural Experiment Station will honor the state and university’s agricultural legacy during the annual Celebrate Agriculture weekend, set for Nov. 10-12 on the MSU campus. The...

 

MSU Extension Releases New Publication on Soil Nutrient Management for Canola

A new Montana State University Extension bulletin, Soil Nutrient Management for Canola, offers suggested soil nutrient management practices based on regional research. The key to nutrient management for optimal canola yield is to select the right...

 

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