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Top-end ag research just outside of Havre

At Montana State's Northern Ag Research Center, tried-and-true methods meet cutting-edge precision agriculture

Reagan Cotton

MSU News Service

BOZEMAN - Of Montana State University's seven agricultural research centers, the facility in Havre, the Northern Agricultural Research Center, is the largest by several metrics: acreage, staff and cows.

When fully staffed, the 7,000-acre center is home to as many as 400 mother cows and about two dozen employees, including four tenure-track faculty and a research scientist. Research programs include two focused on animal science and two focused on crop production. A cropping systems agronomist is charged with intensifying the current wheat, oilseed and pulse syste...


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