Please join us July 17th at the Post Farm in Bozeman, Montana as several of our Research Programs are showcased!

2024 Schedule: 

8 - 8:25 a.m.

  • Registration, refreshments & social time

8:25 - 8:40 a.m.

  • Introduction and Welcome: Darrin Boss - Associate Director of MAES


Tour Stop #1

Field O-3, P-1

8:45 - 9:30 a.m.

Winter Wheat Varieties for Montana Agriculture, Dr. Sue Mondal

9:30 - 9:40 a.m.

Cereal Disease, Dr. Linda Hebb

9:45 - 10:30  

Developing Precision Agriculture in Montana, Paul Nugent

Tour Stop #2

Fields P-7, P-8

10:35 - 11:10 

Soil Fertility and Nutrients Management, Dr. Clain Jones and Dr. Joao Souza

Tour Stop #3

Field G-3

11:15 - 12:00 

Barley Varieties for Montana Agriculture, Dr. Jamie Sherman

Tour Stop #4

Field Y-6

12:05 - 12:50 

Pulses and Herbicides: Dr. Tim Seipel, Locoweed Study: Dr. Tracy Sterling

1:00 p.m. 

  • Lunch coordinated by Laura Wilson
  • Beer coordinated by Jason Uhlmann
  • Guest Speakers, the Barley Team: Why end product quality (malt/beer/distillate) is important.

2:00 p.m. 

  • Pulse focused tour hosted by Kevin McPhee and the Montana Pulse Committee


Thank you to our sponsors for helping make this field day a success!

             2024 Beverage Sponsors: By All Means Brewing & UberBrew

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To learn more about the Post Farm, check out this virtual tour!

Getting to the Post Farm (Schaff Way):

Hint: Google search of Schaff way brings the main gate up for directions

Map to Post Farm - West of Bozeman on Huffine

Post Farm Field Map

Post Farm field map

2024 Post Farm Field Map Key

G-1—AJ Oats (rotational crop) 


G-3—Barley Breeder Plots 

P-1—Winter Wheat Breeder Plots 

P-3—Durum Breeder Plots 

P-2 & P-5—Fallow 

P-4 & P-6—AJ Oats (rotational crop) 

P-7—1908 Foundation Malt Barley (West), Sulfur Mustard Seed Study (middle West), Sulfur Peas Study (middle East), Hemp (Northeast), Nematode Study (East) 

P-8—Sulfur Spring Wheat Study (West), Stubble Height Study (North), Safflower (Middle South)  

P-9—1908 Foundation Malt Barley (West) & Pea Protein Study (East) 

Y-1, Y-2, Y-3, Y-7—Fallow 

Y-5—Durum Breeder Plots (South) & Oat Breeder Plots (North) 

Y-6—Locoweed Plots, Weed/Herbicide Research 

Y-8 & Y-9—Buzz Malt Barley - Rotational Crop 

Y-10—Pulse Breeder Plots 

Y-12—1908 Foundation Malt Barley 

Y-4, Y-11, Y-13, Y-14, Y-15—Weed/Herbicide Research 

W-1—2068 Foundation Winter Wheat (North) & Spring Wheat Breeder Plots (South) 

W-2--Foundation 1908 Malt Barley (West), Grasshopper Study (East) 

W-3—Buzz Malt Barley (rotational crop) 


W-5 & W-6—Spring Wheat Breeder Plots 

R-1—Buzz Malt Barley (rotational crop) 

R-2—AJ Oats (rotation crop) 

R-3—Pulse Breeder Plots 

O-1 & O-2—Cropping Systems Plots 

O-3—Winter Wheat Breeder Plots 

O-4—Buzz Malt Barley (rotational crop) 

To learn more about all of MSU Small Grains Research Check out the

Small Grains Performance Evaluation and Recommendations 

info providided by our various breeding programs!

Check out past years Barley Team Virtual Field Day Tours -- 8 videos covering the program in 2020!