Department of Research Centers Offices

Darrin Boss, Research Center Department Head
dboss@montana.edu 
406-265-6115
3710 Assinniboine Road
Havre, MT 59501-8412

Sharon Henderson, Department Business Operations Manager
sharon.henderson@montana.edu
406-994-7289
215 Linfield Hall
Bozeman, MT 5917-2860

Research Center Contact Information

Central Ag Research Center

52583 US Highway 87
Moccasin, MT 59462-9512
Phone: 406-423-5421
Fax: 406-423-5422

Patrick Car: Superintendent, Associate Professor (Cropping Systems), PhD - patrick.carr@montana.edu
Jed Eberly: Assistant Professor (Soil Microbiology/Agronomy), PhD - jed.eberly@montana.edu
Simon Fordyce: Research Associate - simon.fordyce@montana.edu
Eva Magnuson: Research Associate - eva.magnuson@montana.edu 
Sherry Bishop: Research Assistant - sherry.bishop1@montana.edu 
Sally Dahlhausen: Research Assistant - sally.dahlhausen@montana.edu  
Jennifer Hammontree: Research Assistant - jennifer.hammontree@montana.edu 
Timothy Bishop: Farm Mechanic - timothy.bishop1@montana.edu 
Lorrie Linhart: Administrative Associate III - llinhart@montana.edu 

Eastern Ag Research Center

1501 North Central Avenue
Sidney, MT 59270 
Phone: 406-433-2208
Fax: 406-433-7336 

Chengci Chen: Superintendent, Professor (Cropping Systems/Agronomy), PhD - cchen@montana.edu
Frankie Crutcher: Assistant Professor (Plant Pathology), PhD - frankie.crutcher@montana.edu
William Franck: Research Scientist, PhD - william.franck@montana.edu 
Amber Ferda: Research Associate - amber.ferda@montana.edu
Sooyoung Franck: Research Associate - sooyoung.franck@montana.edu
Apurba Sutradhar: Post-doctoral Research Associate - apurba.sutradhar@montana.edu 
Rebecca GarzaResearch Assistant - rebecca.garza@montana.edu 
Samantha Hoesel: Research Assistant III - samantha.hoesel@montana.edu
Calla Kowatch-Carlson: Research Assistant III - calla.kowatch@montana.edu 
Thomas Gross: Research Assistant III: thomas.gross1@montana.edu
Ronald Brown: Mechanic - ronald.brown7@montana.edu
Cherie Gatzke: Administrative Associate III - cherie.gatzke@montana.edu

 

Northern Ag Research Center

3710 Assinniboine Road
Havre, MT 59501-8412
Phone: 406-265-6115
Fax: 406-265-8288 

Darrin Boss: Dept. Head/Superintendent/Asst. Research Professor (Animal Science), PhD - dboss@montana.edu 
Peggy Lamb: Research Scientist, MS (Agronomy) - plamb@montana.edu 
Julia Dafoe: Research Associate, MS - jdafoe@montana.edu 
Roger Hybner: 
Research Associate, MS - roger.hybner@montana.edu 
Kyla McNamara: Research Associate, BS (Agronomy) - kyla.mcnamara@montana.edu 
Eleri Haney: Research Associate (Variety Testing) - eleri.haney@montana.edu
Abhijit Rai: Research Associate, MS - abhijit.rai@montana.edu 
Les Gray: Research Assistant (Livestock) - les.gray@montana.edu
Matt Morren:
Thackeray Ranch Manager, AAS - matthew.morren@montana.edu 
Robert Brown: Farm Operations Manager - robert.brown33@montana.edu
Cole McCann: Livestock Operations Manager, BS - cole.mccann@montana.edu 
Gerald Bohn: Farm/Diesel Mechanic, BS - gerald.bohn@montana.edu
Emi Smith: Administrative Associate III - emi.smith@montana.edu

 

Northwestern Ag Research Center

4570 Montana 35
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-755-4303
Fax: 406-755-8951 

Jessica Torrion: Superintendent, Associate Professor (Crop Physiology), PhD - jessica.torrion@montana.edu
Clint Beiermann: Assistant Professor of Agronomy - clint.beiermann@montana.edu
Amanda Shine: Research Associate - amanda.shine@montana.edu 
Jordan Penney: Program Manager - jordan.penney@montana.edu
Eeusha Nafi: Postdoctoral Researcher,PhD - eeusha.nafi@montana.edu
Benjamin Hoesl: Farm Mechanic - benjamin.hoesl@montana.edu
Administrative Associate III - dove.carlin@montana.edu 
 

 

Southern Ag Research Center

748 Railroad Highway
Huntley, MT 59037
Phone: 406-348-3400
Fax: 406-348-3410 

Kenneth Kephart: Superintendent, Professor (Agronomy), PhD - kephart@montana.edu
Kent McVay: Associate Professor (Cropping Systems), PhD - kmcvay@montana.edu
Lovreet Shergill: Assistant Professor of Weed Science - lovreet.shergill@montana.edu
Qasim Khan: Research Scientist (Cropping Systems), PhD - qkhan@montana.edu
Valerie Smith: Research Associate (Agronomy) - valerie.smith@montana.edu
Janna Rozett: Research Assistant III - janna.kransky@montana.edu
Shane Leland:
 Farm Manager - shane.leland@montana.edu
Tammy Balzer: Administrative Associate III - tbalzer@montana.edu

 

Western Ag Research Center

580 Quast Lane
Corvallis, MT 59828
Phone: 406-961-3025
Fax: 406-961-3026 

Zach Miller: Superintendent, Associate Professor (Horticulture), PhD - zachariah.miller@montana.edu
Rachel LeissoAssistant Professor (Horticulture), PhD - rachel.leisso@montana.edu 
Kyrstan Hubbel: Research Associate - kyrstan.hubbel@montana.edu 
Bridgid Jarrett: Research/Lab Manager - bridgid.jarrett@montana.edu 
Haydon Davis: Farm Operations Manager - haydon.davis@montana.edu 
Katrina MendreyProgram Coordinator - katrina.mendrey@montana.edu 
Amy Hutton: Program Coordinator - amy.hutton1@montana.edu 
Amy Darling: Vineyard Program Coordinator - amanda.darling2@montana.edu 
Kierstin Schmitt: Administrative Associate III - kierstin.schmitt@montana.edu 

Western Triangle Ag Research Center

9546 Old Shelby Road/PO Box 656
Conrad, MT 59425
Phone: 406-278-7707
Fax: 406-278-7797 

Justin Vetch: Superintendent, Assistant Professor, PhD - justin.vetch1@montana.edu
Julie Orcutt: Administrative Associate III - julie.orcutt1@montana.edu
Alysha Miller: Program Manager II - alysha.miller@montana.edu