Please join us July 19th at the Post Farm in Bozeman, Montana as several of our Research Programs are showcased!


8 - 8:25 a.m.

  • Registration and Refreshments
  • Introduction and Welcome: Darrin Boss - Department Head, MSU Department of Research Centers and Superintendent, Northern Ag Research Center


8:45 - 9:30  

Durum Breeding: New Genes for Old Approaches with Dr. Mike Giroux

Field W-3

9:35 - 10:20  

Cropping Systems: Soil Health in Montana Systems with Dr. Perry Miller and students Samuel Koeshall, Ryan Barnes, Jack Poole and Zane Ashford

Fields O-1 and O-2

10:25 - 11:10 

Pulse Breeding with Dr. Kevin McPhee

Field G-1

11:15 - 12:00 

MSU Foundation Seed Production Update with Doug Holen

Field O-4

12:05 - 12:50 

Spring Wheat Breeding and Genetics with Dr. Jason Cook

Fields O-4, R-1 and R-2

1:00 p.m. 

  • Lunch coordinated by Laura Wilson
  • Guest Speaker Jack Riesselman, MSU Professor Emeritus

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


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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

2023 Post Farm Field Map Key

G-1—Pulse Breeding Plots
G-2—Malt Barley (rotational crop)
P-2—Malt Barley (rotational crop)
P-3 & P-5--Fallow
P-4 & P-6--Barley Breeding Plots
P-7—Oat Breeding, Foundation MT 1001 Triticale, Nematode Study
P-8—Foundation MT 18148 Durum, Sulfur Study
P-9—Pea Protein Study, Foundation MT Bounty Barley

  • & 0-2—Cropping Systems Research

0-4, R-1, & R-2—Spring Wheat Breeding Plots
R-3—Oats (rotational crop)
W-1, W-5, & W-6—Fallow
W-2—Winter Canola Study, Foundation MT 18148 Durum
W-3—Durum Breeding Plots
W-4—Malt Barley (rotational crop)
Y-1, Y-2, & Y-7—Malt Barley (rotational crop)
Y-8 & Y-9—Winter Wheat Breeding Plots
Y-10—Oats (rotational crop)
Y-4, Y-6, Y-11, Y-12, Y-13, Y-14, & Y-15—Crop Protection / Herbicide Study Plots

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!