There's an MSU Extension agent in most counties and reservations in Montana.  To speak with an agent in your area, contact your local Extension office.

The Schutter Diagnostic Lab is located in Bozeman, in the MSU Plant BioScience building.  We are open for walk-in clients from 9:00AM to 12:00PM, Monday through Friday (COVID-19 restrictions currently apply). 


Schutter Diagnostic Lab
Montana State University
119 Plant BioScience Bldg
P.O. Box 173150
Bozeman, MT 59717-3150


(406) 994-5150




Dr. Mary Burrows, lab director. Contact information provided on page.

Dr. Mary Burrows

Lab Director


Dr. Eva Grimme, Plant Disease Diagnostician. Contact information on page.

Dr. Eva Grimme

Plant Disease Diagnostician


Photo of Dr. McKelvy

Dr. Uta McKelvy

Plant Disease Diagnostician


Dr. Laurie Kerzicnik, arthropod diagnostician. Contact information on page.

Dr. Laurie Kerzicnik

Arthropod Diagnostician
Noelle Orloff, plant identification diagnostician. Contact information on page.

Noelle Orloff

Plant Identification Diagnostician
Sarah Eilers, IPM assistant. Contact information on page.

Sarah Eilers

IPM Assistant