Montana State University

College of Agriculture

P.O. Box 172860
Bozeman, MT 59717-2860

Tel: (406) 994-3681
Fax: (406) 994-6579
Location: 202 Linfield Hall

Vice President for Agriculture:

Charles Boyer

Department of Research Centers


The Department of Research Centers was created in 1994. The Department ...
  • represents the faculty and staff that conduct research and outreach programs at 7 off-campus research centers. 
  • is the nucleus of a statewide cooperative agricultural research system in Montana which collaborates with Bozeman-based faculty. 
  • is located in unique environments to serve the specific needs of agricultural clientele in local production areas and the broader needs of Montana agriculture. 
  • faculty address the practical problems of agricultural production and resource management through programs of basic and applied research, with the emphasis on application.
  • develops research programs of topical relevance to Montana's diverse agricultural industry.
  • interacts with agricultural clientele in identifying pertinent research problems.

The MSU Montana Agricultural Experiment Station and Agricultural Research Centers will provide accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person’s participation in any service, program or activity of the College of Agriculture or Agricultural Experiment Station.  If you require reasonable accommodations to participate in an event , we request 48 hours notice of the requested accommodations directly to the contact listed on the announcement or to Shana Wold at (406) 994-7289 or

Current Departmental Newsletter

2015 Field Days Schedule

A Google Maps version of the location of all centers is available.

Central Ag Research Center
David Wichman, Superintendent
52583 US Highway 87
Moccasin, MT 59462-9512
Phone: 406-423-5421
Fax: 406-423-5422
Driving Instructions


Northwestern Ag Research Center
Robert Stougaard, Interim Superintendent
4570 Montana 35
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-755-4303
Fax: 406-755-8951
Driving Instructions


Eastern Ag Research Center
Joyce Eckhoff, Superintendent
1501 North Central Avenue
Sidney, MT 59270
Phone: 406-433-2208
Fax: 406-433-7336
Driving Instructions


Southern Ag Research Center
Ken Kephart, Superintendent
748 Railroad Highway
Huntley, MT 59037
Phone: 406-348-3400
Fax: 406-348-3410
Driving Instructions


Northern Ag Research Center
Darrin Boss, Superintendent
3710 Assinniboine Road
Havre, MT 59501-8412
Phone: 406-265-6115
Fax: 406-265-8288
Driving Instructions

Western Ag Research Center
Zach Miller, Superintendent
580 Quast Lane
Corvallis, MT 59828
Phone: 406-961-3025
Fax: 406-961-3026
Driving Instructions


Cooperating Sites:

- Ft. Keogh USDA-ARS Livestock and Range Research Laboratory

- Sidney USDA-ARS Northern Plains Agricultural Research Lab

Western Triangle Ag Research Center
Dr. Gadi V.P. Reddy, Superintendent
9546 Old Shelby Rd
Conrad, MT 59425
Phone: 406-278-7707
Fax: 406-278-7797
Driving Instructions

Barry Jacobsen, Interim Department head, 406-994-7289,