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  College of Agriculture
202 Linfield Hall
Bozeman, MT 59717


Follow The Grain

MSU College of Agriculture



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Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics
Montana State University
P.O. Box 172920
Bozeman, MT 59717-2920

Tel: (406) 994-3701
Fax: (406) 994-4838
Location: 306 Linfield Hall

Dept. Head:
Dr. Wendy Stock



The Follow the Grain course served as a template for a newly funded College of Agriculture education initiative, Agriculture in a Global Context. This initiative, supported by a two year $222,000 USDA CSREES challenge grant and College of Agriculture matching resources, will enable MSU College of Agriculture faculty to develop three capstone undergraduate
courses on the food grains industry (Follow the Grain), the livestock industry (From Conception to Consumption), and the role of technology in sustainable limited resource farming (Technology and Agricultural Development). Each of these courses will utilze innovative instructional methods and include international field trips as integral components of the students' learning experiences. The grant will also enable MSU to collaborate with two 1994 Tribal Land Grant Colleges (Fort Peck Community College and Dull Knife Memorial College) to provide these courses to students at those colleges through distance delivery technology.