Please see the files listed below for MAES Project Review guidelines. Final Proposals, paper and electronic, and all associated documents are due to Dean and Director’s Office March 1, 2024. Project Initiation in NRS needs to be completed before April 1, 2024.

NRS is NIFA’s project reporting system, building on and replacing REEport. For more information on NRS, please contact MAES Program & Reporting Manager Emily Williams at MAESadmin@montana.edu

Federal Websites/Links

MAES Project Resources

 

MAES Project Review Seminars 2023-2024  

 

Faculty:  Dr. Cathy Zabinski       

Dept: Land Resources and Environmental Sciences            

Title:  “Restoration of Ecological Systems in the Context of Aboveground-Belowground Linkages”    

Date/Time: Friday, October 27, 2023, 9am   

Location:  Leon Johnson Hall, room 325 

 

Faculty:  Dr. Alan Dyer        

Dept: Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology              

Title: “Management and Population Dynamics of Cereal Pathogens”            

Date/Time: Thursday, October 26, 2023, 1pm   

Location:  Plant Bioscience Building, room 108 

 

Faculty:  Dr. Venugopal Mendu        

Dept: Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology              

Title:  “Wheat Genetics”             

Date/Time: Friday, October 27, 2023, 1pm   

Location:  Plant Bioscience Building, room 108 

 

Faculty:  Dr. Suchismita Mondal        

Dept: Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology              

Title: “Winter Wheat Breeding and Genetics”            

Date/Time:  Friday, November 3, 2023, 1pm  

Location:  Plant Bioscience Building, room 108 

 

Faculty:  Dr. Justin Gallagher  

Dept: Agricultural Economics & Economics         

Title:  "The impact of urban growth zoning on development density, the preservation of agricultural land and open space, and land prices"     

Date/Time:  Thursday, November 16, 2023, 3pm

Location:  Linfield Hall, room 406

 

Faculty:  Dr. Tim Convino  

Dept: Land Resources and Environmental Sciences       

Title:  TBD   

Date/Time:  Friday, November 17, 2023, 11am

Location:  Leon Johnson Hall, room 325

 

Faculty:  Dr. Jeff Littlefield

Dept: Land Resources and Environmental Sciences      

Title:  "The Ecology of Invasive Species & Their Biological Management/Containment Augmentation and Release of Exotic Biocontrol Agents"   

Date/Time: Monday, November 20, 2023, 10am 

Location:  Leon Johnson Hall, room 325

 

Faculty:  Dr. Joe Atwood 

Dept: Agricultural Economics & Economics         

Title:  "Agricultural/Agribusiness Management and Finance in a Changing Physical, Market, and Policy Environment"     

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 21, 2023, 10am 

Location:  Linfield Hall, room 406

 

Faculty:  Dr. Gregory Gilpin

Dept: Agricultural Economics & Economics         

Title:  "Impacts of Rural Demographic Change on Local Public Services and Well-being" 

Date/Time:  Wednesday, November 29, 2023, 1pm

Location:  Linfield Hall, room 406

 

Faculty:  Dr. Jack Brookshire

Dept: Land Resources and Environmental Sciences       

Title: “Nutrient Limitation on a Greening Earth”

Date/Time: Thursday, November 30, 2023, 9:30am  

Location:  Leon Johnson Hall, room 325

 

Faculty:  Dr. Andrew Felton

Dept: Land Resources and Environmental Sciences       

Title: TBD

Date/Time: Monday, December 4, 2023, 2:10pm

Location:  Leon Johnson Hall, room 325

 

Faculty:  Dr. Eric Belasco       

Dept: Agricultural Economics & Economics            

Title:  “Risk Management and Farm Policy in Agricultural Markets”             

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 1pm   

Location:  Animal Bioscience Building, room 138 

 

Faculty:  Dr. Jason Cook        

Dept: Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology              

Title:  “Spring Wheat Breeding and Genetics”             

Date/Time: Thursday, December 7, 2023, 1pm   

Location:  Plant Bioscience Building, room 108 

 

Faculty:  Dr. Megan Van Emon       

Dept: Animal and Range Sciences             

Title:  “Evaluating Nutritional Strategies for Cattle Production”             

Date/Time: Wednesday, December 13, 2023, 1pm   

Location:  Animal Bioscience Building, room 138 

 

Faculty:  Dr. Mac Burgess        

Dept: Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology              

Title:  “Production Practices for Small Farms”             

Date/Time: Friday, December 14, 2023, 1pm   

Location:  Plant Bioscience Building, room 108

 

Faculty:  Dr. Sam Wyffels       

Dept: Animal and Range Sciences             

Title:  “Application for Precision Technology for Sustainable Rangeland Beef Production Systems”             

Date/Time: Monday, December 18, 2023, 9am   

Location:  Animal Bioscience Building, room 138 

 

Faculty:  Dr. Zach Miller      

Dept: Research Centers, WARC             

Title:  TBD    

Date/Time: Tuesday, January 16, 2024, 10am   

Location: online only

https://montana.webex.com/montana/j.php?MTID=mee685bd1b5ced46e3845a329724b66a2 

 

Faculty:  Dr. Jessicca Torrion    

Dept: Research Centers, NWARC             

Title:  TBD    

Date/Time: Tuesday, January 23, 2024, 1pm   

Location: online only

https://montana.webex.com/montana/j.php?MTID=m79777f62d4875a87006d34dbb7e9236f

 

Faculty:  Dr. Fabian Menalled   

Dept: Land Resources and Environmental Science             

Title: Integrated Management of Agricultural Weeds in Montana

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 20, 2024, 11am-noon   

Location: Leon Johnson Hall, room 325

 

Faculty:  Dr. Seth Walk   

Dept: Microbiology and Cell Biology  

Title: Defining and understanding gut microbiome residency

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 9:30am   

Location: Lewis Hall, room 110 (Cotner Morris Conference Room)