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...
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...
MSU Researchers Receive Grant to Work on Food and Health Issues
MSU team receives $282,000 grant for new approach to tribal issues
May 10, 2017
The three-year grant will allow the team of MSU researchers to collaborate with eight tribal college students participating in a 14-month, paid internship program called PATHS. Read more...
MSU Range Management Team
MSU students take home awards at international range management competition
May 2, 2017
Members of MSU's Range Management Club placed in contests held at the International Society of Range Management's annual meeting that tested their knowledge in rangeland management and plant identification. Senior Noah Davis took second place overall. Read more...
Michelle Flenniken
MSU scientist who studies honey bee health earns prestigious NSF CAREER Award
April 6, 2017
Michelle Flenniken, a virologist in MSU’s College of Agriculture, will use the award to continue her research on the defense mechanisms honey bees use against viruses. Read more...
Wheat shown in Moccassin, Montana
MSU-developed wheat varieties most planted in Montana in 2016
March 17, 2017
MSU’s Montana Agricultural Experiment Station developed the wheat varieties, which accounted for more than half of all wheat planted in the state in 2016. Read more...
annual bug buffet
29th annual MSU Bug Buffet set for Feb. 24
February 16, 2017
Food security and sustainable food production will be among the topics of discussion at the event, to be held from noon - 4 p.m. in the Strand Union Building, Ballroom A. Read more...
MSU Extension logo in color
MSU Extension pulse production workshops set for Feb. 15
February 3, 2017
The workshops, in Conrad and Fort Benton, will cover production, marketing, insurance, disease management and related topics. Read more...
Michelle Flenniken
Honey bee health to be discussed at March 28 Café Scientifique
January 25, 2017
Michelle Flenniken will present “What's Killing the Bees? The Impacts of Pathogens and other Factors on Honey Bee Health” on March 28 at 6 p.m. at the Baxter Hotel Ballroom in Bozeman. The event is free and open to the public. Read more...
Chaofu Lu Receives Grant from Department of Energy
MSU scientist wins $1.2 million federal grant to improve camelina seed qualities
January 17, 2017
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded the grant to Chaofu Lu, MSU associate professor of plant science, to research ways to improve the usefulness of the ancient crop that has the potential for biofuel production. Read more...

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