Cripps collecting mycorrhizal fungi in Waterton
MSU professor publishes popular book on mushrooms of the Rocky Mountains
July 28, 2016
The book is geared toward the public, land managers, naturalists and mushroom enthusiasts, not specifically researchers or scientists. Read more...
MSU Extension beef cattle specialists to host statewide veterinary feed directive meetings
July 14, 2016
The veterinary feed directive was developed by the USFDA and will impact how producers feed their livestock. Read more...
Photo of a sampling site in the Great Salt Lake in Utah.
Railroad spanning Great Salt Lake helps MSU scientists understand origins of reef-like structures
July 11, 2016
MSU faculty and students co-author paper to be published in summer issue of Geobiology. Their findings further the understanding of reef-like structures in Utah’s Great Salt Lake. Read more...
A farmer near Great Falls inspects a mid-summer wheat crop.
New MSU spring wheat variety licensed to Montana company
July 11, 2016
Spring wheat producers should be able to access certified seed from their local Northern Seed, LLC-approved dealers on a limited basis in the spring of 2018 and fully in the spring of 2019. Read more...
Melody Lindsay
MSU scientist wins NASA fellowship to explore early life on Earth, other planets
June 27, 2016
Melody Lindsay, an MSU graduate student in microbiology and immunology, has won a NASA fellowship to continue her research in Yellowstone National Park. Read more...
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...
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...

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