Dr. Hikmet Budak Collaborates with International Team on Durum Wheat
By decoding genome of ancient wheat, MSU scientist, global team create ‘time tunnel’ to days before agriculture
July 27, 2017
A global team of researchers, including Hikmet Budak, Montana State University Winifred Asbjornson Plant Sciences Chair, has published the first-ever wild emmer wheat genome sequence in Science magazine. Read more...
Student collects samples along the water.
MSU ranked second in top online colleges for environmental science master's program
July 20, 2017
Montana State University’s online master’s program in environmental science has been recognized nationally. The rankings were made by SR Education Group, an education research publisher founded in 2004, in its annual Guide to Online Schools. Read more...
Jamie Sherman Barley Quality Lab
MSU cooperative federal grant looks to sustainable barley, diverse beer flavors
July 17, 2017
A $300,000 three-year National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant will allow MSU, CSU, regional maltsters, brewers and barley growers to investigate barley lines adapted for dryland agriculture and include flavor profiles for craft brewing industry. Read more...
Dan Colman
MSU team looks back at 25 years of exploring a new frontier in Earth's crust
July 5, 2017
MSU postdoctoral researcher Dan Colman and MSU assistant professor Eric Boyd, both in MSU's Department of Microbiology and Immunology, have published a retrospective of the past quarter-century of searching for life deep in Earth’s crust. Read more...
Wheat shown in Moccassin, Montana
MSU professor recommends methods to boost wheat grain protein mid-season
July 5, 2017
Clain Jones, MSU soil fertility Extension specialist, describes options to boost wheat grain protein. Read more...
Chengci Chen at EARC
Chen research matches environmental factors to pea genetics to increase crop yield and protein content
June 21, 2017
MSU research, recently published in Agronomy Journal, finds that attuning environmental conditions with pea genetics produces higher yield and more protein for Montana farmers. Read more...
Hikmet Budak
MSU Plant Sciences Endowed Chair named associate editor of leading plant science journal
June 20, 2017
Hikmet Budak, MSU Winifred Asbjornson Plant Sciences Chair , will serve as an associate editor of one of the world’s top-ranking research publications in plant sciences. Read more...
Pulse crops
MSU agronomy farm’s July 7 field day to focus on latest agriculture research
June 19, 2017
The MSU College of Agriculture and Montana Agricultural Experiment Station invite the public to a field day at the Arthur H. Post Agronomy teaching and research farm, five miles west of Bozeman, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, July 7. Read more...
Lambing at Montana State Red Bluff Research Ranch
MSU lambing season full of life lessons
June 8, 2017
The Montana Agricultural Experiment Station’s Red Bluff Ranch recently completed its annual lambing season with the help of students in the Montana State University College of Agriculture. Read more...
George Haynes
MSU research may help Montana families better afford child care
June 7, 2017
MSU economist George Haynes was commissioned to develop a survey to analyze child care costs across the state. The state will use the data to help determine subsidy rates for scholarships provided to low-income families to assist with child care costs. Read more...

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