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 researchers spread the buzz about bee viruses
August 24, 2016
MSU Assistant Professor Michelle Flenniken and graduate students publish an article about honey bee viruses in the scholarly journal, PLoS Pathogens. Flenniken's lab is at the forefront of research into honey bee viruses. Read more...
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...
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...
Bill Hoch
MSU professor launches website on landscape plants
June 7, 2016
The website details different landscaping plants appropriate to the upper Midwest United States, ideal growing conditions and other information about each species. Read more...
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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...
honeybees arriving at MSU
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...

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