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MSU study shows long-term decline in grassland productivity in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
May 14, 2015
MSU researchers have published their findings that increases in aridity have caused a long-term decline in grassland productivity. Read more...
Research plot.
MSU scientists find higher economic returns when grain growers use pulse crops instead of fallow
May 12, 2015
A group of Montana State University scientists recently published a study in Agronomy Journal that found wheat producers can earn more by planting pea in their rotation, instead of using only wheat or leaving a field completely fallow. Read more...
Aerial view of Bozeman, Montana
MSU names annual winners of Celebrating Excellence in Service and Employee of the Year awards
April 24, 2015
Eight individuals and one team were named winners of Montana State University’s 26th annual Celebrating Excellence in Service and Employee of the Year awards in a ceremony held April 16. Read more...
Fall Commencement 2014
MSU announces candidates for graduation at Dec. 13 ceremony
December 10, 2014
MSU announces candidates for commencement at the Fall 2014 ceremony set Dec. 13. Approximately 900 students, including graduates and undergraduates, are candidates for degrees. Read more...
Hailstone closeup.
Rocky Mountain storms lead to new findings about hailstones
November 13, 2014
An MSU team has discovered that hailstones form around biological materials, extending previous findings about the formation of snow and rain. Read more...
Tornado with dust and debris cloud forming at surface in Cordell, OK, May 22, 1981. During "Sound Chase", a joint project of NSSL and Mississippi State University. Photo courtesy NOAA Photo Library, NOAA Central Library; OAR/ERL/National Severe St
New MSU study shows tornadoes occurring earlier in ‘Tornado Alley’
September 16, 2014
Peak tornado activity in the central and southern Great Plains is occurring up to two weeks earlier than it did half a century ago. Read more...
Montana State University professor and polar ecologist John Priscu, center, inspects samples from subglacial Antarctica in his lab in Bozeman, Mont., with graduate students Trista Vick-Majors, left, and Alex Michaud. MSU photo by Kelly Gorham
U.S. expedition yields first breakthrough paper about life under Antarctic ice
August 20, 2014
The first breakthrough paper to come out of a massive U.S. expedition to one of Earth’s final frontiers – an expedition involving several current and former MSU researchers – has been published in the scientific journal, Nature. Read more...

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