Host of Montana Ag Live, Hayden Ferguson honored at MSU
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The Montana State University College of Agriculture will honor MSU Professor Emeritus Hayden Ferguson with a teaching laboratory rededication scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5. The rededication is in honor of Ferguson’s work and service in supporting Montana agriculture and is scheduled as part of the college’s Celebrate Agriculture annual weekend. The lab will be rededicated as the Hayden Ferguson Soils Teaching Laboratory in room 246 of Leon Johnson Hall.
Ferguson has a long history of supporting and advocating for Montana agriculture. In 1950, Ferguson graduated from MSU with a bachelor’s degree in soils and held various administrative and faculty roles during his tenure with the university. He was named an outstanding teacher in the college several years, in addition to being named a fellow of both the American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society of America. His name was also recently added to the Bobcat Hall of Fame for his long-time support of student athletes. For many years,Ferguson spent his Sunday evenings hosting the popular Montana PBS program, Montana Ag Live. In 2013, he received an outstanding alumni achievement award for his significant record of professional achievement, community service and contributions to MSU.
Read more: MSU to rededicate remodeled soils teaching lab during Celebrate Agriculture event (Jenny Lavey, MSU News Service)