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Building relationships and meeting needs have been the focus of the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) for more than 150 years. As the first college of a university to model the land-grant system, this college’s calling has been to bring knowledge to the people of Michigan.

CANR News


  • Michigan Alliance for Animal Agriculture gives $600K in grants

    Posted on December 17, 2014 10:29pm

    Seventeen Michigan State University (MSU) researchers and Extension outreach and education specialists have received more than $600,000 in funding from the Michigan Alliance for Animal Agriculture (M-AAA).

  • CANR faculty members recognized by APLU

    Posted on December 17, 2014 10:27pm

    Two Michigan State University (MSU) faculty members were recognized by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) during its annual meeting in November.

  • Students tell their stories through research

    Posted on December 17, 2014 7:02pm

    The Wildlife Society’s Annual Conference offers numerous opportunities for students to expand their knowledge and to network with professionals from across the world. One of the best ways for students to learn, and to teach, is by presenting their research in a professional atmosphere. Under the direction of the Student Development Working Group, TWS members are recruited to judge the student presentations and posters throughout the week. The winners for 2014 included seven first place winners and 11 honorable mentions in the Ph.D., graduate and undergraduate student categories.

  • Conservation targeting tigers pushes leopards to change

    Conservation targeting tigers pushes leopards to change

    Posted on December 17, 2014 6:49pm

    A leopard may not be able to change its spots, but new research from a World Heritage site in Nepal indicates that leopards do change their activity patterns in response to tigers and humans—but in different ways.

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