Montana State University Purchases Red Angus Herd
MSU purchases red Angus cattle herd, first in university’s history
January 24, 2017
The 51-head purebred red Angus cattle herd, which MSU purchased from alumni Bob and Rita Dige of Sand Coulee, will provide years of applied research for Montana’s beef cattle industry. Read more...
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MSU faculty and graduate student document first-ever Montana bumble bee species record, publish paper
January 3, 2017
The paper was published this week in the Annals of the Entomological Society of America. Co-authors were MSU’s Michael Ivie, Kevin O’Neill, Casey Delphia and Amelia Dolan. Read more...
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MSU Extension cropping seminars set for Jan. 9-12 in Golden Triangle
December 29, 2016
Seminar topics will include pest identification, habits of profitable farmers, cereal variety trial updates from the local research centers, and control of ground squirrels, gophers and voles in crop settings. Read more...
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MSU Central Agricultural Research Center hires new soil microbiologist
December 16, 2016
The MSU Central Agricultural Research Center located in Moccasin has recently hired a new soil microbiologist and agronomist, Jed Eberly, who will lead a research program on dryland agriculture practices and soil health for central Montana. Read more...
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MSU Northern Agricultural Research Center hires new cropping systems agronomist
December 13, 2016
The Montana State University Northern Agricultural Research Center (NARC), located in Havre, has hired Maryse Bourgault as its new cropping systems agronomist. Bourgault will lead research on dryland agriculture practices for north-central Montana. Read more...
Brock LaMeres
Brock LaMeres named director of MSU’s new Montana Engineering Education Research Center
November 21, 2016
LaMeres, an associate professor in MSU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, spearheaded the effort to create the center, which aims to prepare engineering students to solve 21st century challenges. Read more...
Netted berry variety trials are grown at WARC this summer, in an effort to keep out birds from foraging on the berries. WARC is located in Corvallis, framed by the Bitterroot Mountains.
MSU Western Agricultural Research Center launches new initiatives to support Montana horticultural industry
November 3, 2016
The MSU Western Agricultural Research Center has new facilities, as well as new staff and faculty who manage a growing research profile focusing on fruit and vegetable production for local markets and intensively managed small farms in Montana. Read more...
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MSU launches new center designed to improve engineering students’ success
September 27, 2016
The Montana Engineering Education Research Center will bring together an interdisciplinary team with the goal of improving engineering students’ success and preparing students for a 21st century workforce. Read more...
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MSU research center targets health disparities in Montana’s rural and tribal communities
September 26, 2016
The Center for American Indian and Rural Health Equity’s mission is to reduce health disparities in Montana’s rural and tribal communities in collaboration with local partners. Already two years old, the center was recently recognized by the Montana Unive Read more...
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MSU to expand research on regulatory and applied economic analysis through grant from Koch Foundation
August 17, 2016
Facutly in MSU’s Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics plan to expand their research into economic regulation and policy’s impact on societal well-being thanks to a grant from the Koch Foundation. Read more...

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