In historic year, two MSU students receive Truman Scholarships
April 15, 2015
Alexander Paterson, an economics major from Salt Lake City, and Cara Thuringer, a liberal studies (environmental studies concentration) and photography double-major from Sioux Falls, S.D., are MSU’s 10th and 11th Truman Scholars.  Read more...
Montana Agricultural Experiment Station appoints new Eastern Agricultural Research Center superintendent
April 9, 2015
MSU officials announced this week that Chengci Chen, professor of cropping systems for the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station (MAES) and MSU College of Agriculture, has been appointed the new superintendent of the Eastern Agricultural Research Center Read more...
 Robert Bertram, chief scientist for USAID’s Bureau for Food Security
To solve global problems, ‘attract the brightest students to agriculture,’ MSU professor tells international board
April 9, 2015
Professor David Sands was one of many MSU agricultural experts who spoke to the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development at its historic meeting at MSU. It is the second time in board history that it has met outside Washington, D.C. Read more...
Gebisa Ejeta BIFAD
Public sessions with world’s top experts in food production and security set April 9 and 10 at MSU
April 6, 2015
Several panels and presentations featuring some of the world’s top experts in food production and security will be held at MSU April 9-10 in connection with the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) meeting in Bozeman. Read more...
MSU announces finalists, public seminars for Montana Plant Sciences Chair
April 1, 2015
Researchers and educators from universities in Turkey, Washington, Kansas and Australia are finalists for the Montana Plant Sciences Chair at MSU. The candidates will visit campus for interviews and public research seminars from April 9–22. Read more...
Equine students to compete, sell more than 30 young horses April 10-11
March 23, 2015
Equine students at Montana State University and the University of Montana Western will be selling more than 30 young horses as part of the Top of the West Horse Sale at the Copper Spring Ranch near Bozeman. Read more...
High tunnel at the MSU Horticulture Farm.
MSU greenhouse study seeks input from Montana vegetable growers
March 20, 2015
Researchers at MSU plan to survey the current use of high tunnel greenhouses across the state of Montana. They will then use that data to recommend management practices and vegetable varieties that grow best in high tunnels in the shoulder seasons. Read more...
New grant establishes MSU, Noble Foundation as global hubs for coordinating nitrogen fixation research
March 19, 2015
MSU and the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation have received federal funding to establish a global network focused on the supply, use and loss of nitrogen by plants. Read more...
Link between domestic violence, football to be discussed April 2 at MSU
March 18, 2015
A free public lecture about the link between domestic violence and wins and losses by professional football teams will be given April 2 at MSU. Read more...
Domestic sheep.
MSU organic farming study finds diverse benefits using sheep
March 18, 2015
Using domestic sheep rather than traditional farming equipment to manage fallow and terminate cover crops may enable farmers who grow organic crops to save money, reduce tillage, manage weeds and pests, and reduce the risk of soil erosion. Read more...

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