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MSU Extension in Gallatin County announces gardening seminar
May 16, 2016
The horticultural workshops will be offered monthly during the current growing season, beginning on May 21. Read more...
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New honey bees arrive at MSU Horticulture Farm, support pollinator research
April 26, 2016
The Flenniken Laboratory at MSU recently installed six new honey bee colonies at its research site and pollinator garden. Read more...
MSU Extension in Gallatin County announces April 14 gardening seminar
April 12, 2016
Topics covered in the free public seminar will include starting seeds and season extension. Read more...
annual bug buffet
28th annual bug buffet set for Feb. 26
February 22, 2016
Food security and sustainable food production will be the topic of discussion at the event, to be held from noon - 4 p.m. in the Strand Union Building, Leigh Lounge. MSU Catering will provide the special menu. Read more...
Honey Bees on flower.
MSU to offer beginners’ beekeeping class Feb. 20
February 10, 2016
The one-day class will be held on the MSU campus and will cover topics such as honey bee biology, hive types, pests and other problems, as well as how to order supplies and assemble a hive. Read more...
MSU professor Mark Young will discuss how MSU research in Yellowstone National Park is expanding our understanding of the role viruses play in the world. The lecture is set for 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, at the Museum of the Rockies' Hager Auditorium.
MSU researchers develop new process for discovering viruses
February 3, 2016
The research was published in January in the Journal of Virology, a biweekly journal of the American Society for Microbiology. Read more...
A farmer near Great Falls inspects a mid-summer wheat crop.
MSU-developed varieties are top planted wheat crops in Montana this year
December 3, 2015
Wheat varieties developed by the MSU Montana Agricultural Experiment Station were the most commonly planted wheat crops in the state in 2015. Read more...
Insecticide now available to fight wheat stem sawfly in Montana
June 15, 2015
For the first time ever, an effective insecticide is available for fighting wheat stem sawfly in Montana. Read more...
Michelle Flenniken studies honey bee pathogens under a microscope in her lab in the department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology. MSU photo by Kelly Gorham
MSU virologist receives grants for research on honeybee health
May 4, 2015
Michelle Flenniken, assistant professor in the Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology in MSU’s College of Agriculture, recently received three grants to investigate the role of viruses and other pathogens on honeybee health. 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...

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