Researchers at Little Big Horn College.
MSU, Little Big Horn College researchers receive grant to address well water issues on Crow Reservation
June 23, 2016
Researchers will use the approximately $500,000 grant to continue home well water testing, conduct surveys about well water uses and well head protection, and educate well owners about the quality of their well water and any associated health risks.  Read more...
 
MSU College of Agriculture seeks outstanding agricultural leader nominations
June 23, 2016
The Montana State University College of Agriculture is seeking nominations for outstanding agricultural leaders to honor during its 2016 Celebrate Agriculture event, set for Nov. 10-12. Read more...
Students and researchers harvest crops.
MSU to host campus farms field day July 7
June 22, 2016
Montana State University’s College of Agriculture and Montana Agricultural Experiment Station will host a free public field day Thursday, July 7, on MSU’s Arthur H. Post Agronomy and Horticulture farms. Read more...
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MSU Alumni Foundation unveils new ‘Bushels for Bobcats’ grain donation program
June 14, 2016
A new program called Bushels for Bobcats allows Montana farmers to donate a portion of their grain harvest to support Montana State University. Funds generated by this program will be counted toward MSU’s comprehensive fundraising campaign, What it Takes Read more...
Heidi Smith
MSU doctoral student publishes research on microbial biofilms and carbon cycling on glacial surfaces
June 13, 2016
Heidi Smith recently completed her dissertation focusing on microbial biodiversity and carbon cycling in glacial melt fed ecosystems. A recent publication highlights how bacteria may play a larger role in the melting of glaciers than previously suspected. Read more...
Bill Hoch
MSU professor launches website on landscape plants
June 7, 2016
The website details different landscaping plants appropriate to the upper Midwest United States, ideal growing conditions and other information about each species. Read more...
Tony Hartshorn
MSU soil specialist earns Fulbright to collaborate in Peru
June 7, 2016
Tony Hartshorn, who researches ways to rehabilitate soil made toxic by old mining practices, recently received a Fulbright Specialist Grant in environmental science to work with a university in Peru to improve soil reclamation efforts in that country. Read more...
Doug Holen
MSU hires Doug Holen as new Foundation Seed Program manager
May 24, 2016
As manager, Holen will oversee the MSU Foundation Seed program, which provides foundation seed to statewide producer partners, primarily from the university’s spring and winter wheat and barley breeding programs. Read more...
Hikmet Budak
Budak brings international perspective to improve Montana’s wheat crop
May 24, 2016
Hikmet Budak, MSU’s first Montana Plant Sciences Endowed Chair, brings the world’s most up-to-date research to help the university improve wheat that will stand up to the traditional stressors of Montana’s most important crop. Read more...
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MSU professor creates online photobook of regional insects
May 16, 2016
Robert Peterson, professor in MSU’s Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences in the College of Agriculture, has created an online collection of high-resolution photos showcasing the insect world of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Read more...

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