Hikmet Budak
MSU plant sciences endowed chair named honorary professor at UK university
September 26, 2017
Hikmet Budak, MSU’s Winifred Asbjornson Plant Sciences Endowed Chair in the College of Agriculture, was recently named an honorary professor at the University of Worcester in Worcester, England. Read more...
High tunnel at the MSU Horticulture Farm.
MSU agriculture faculty to host evening tour and talks on campus farm
August 22, 2017
MSU College of Agriculture faculty will host an evening tour and talks on small-acre production agriculture, horticulture, specialty crops and related Farm Service Agency programs. The tour is set for 6-8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 8 at MSU’S BART Farm. Read more...
Dr. Hikmet Budak Collaborates with International Team on Durum Wheat
By decoding genome of ancient wheat, MSU scientist, global team create ‘time tunnel’ to days before agriculture
July 27, 2017
A global team of researchers, including Hikmet Budak, Montana State University Winifred Asbjornson Plant Sciences Chair, has published the first-ever wild emmer wheat genome sequence in Science magazine. Read more...
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...

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