The Weed Science Society of America has honored Michigan State University professor and MSU Extension specialist Christy Sprague with the 2018 Outstanding Extension Award for her science, programming and service to growers.
Last year, the MDHHS approached SPDC, and MSU Extension, to collaborate on a project to develop a rural community intervention to address the interaction between climate change, health and the built environment.
Thomas Tidwell, 17th Chief of the United States Forest Service, will give a talk at Michigan State University January 22 on the importance of national forests to the environment, economy and society.
A partnership between the Michigan State University Institute of Agricultural Technology and Northwestern Michigan College to train students in the use of unmanned aircraft systems kicked off its second year last week.
Quentin R. Tyler, PhD, has been named associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. He will begin his post in March 2018.
Dru Montri, executive director of the Michigan Farmers Market Association, was named director of governmental affairs and stakeholder relations for the Michigan State University colleges of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Veterinary Medicine.
Tho Kim Eang, a scholar with the BHEARD program, wants to become one of the experts who manage Cambodia’s plant diseases, thereby increasing food security and reducing poverty in his home country.
It’s a first for MSU as two teams made it to the finals in the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association Food Product Development Competitions this year.
Herbert Kasozi, a doctoral student in the Research on the Ecology of Carnivores and their Prey (RECaP) Laboratory in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, was named one of 24 Russell E. Train fellows by the World Wildlife Foundation.
Adrian Schunk, Michigan Future Farmers of American president and Michigan State University freshman, won the Prepared Speech Contest at the National FFA Prepared Public Speaking Leadership Development Event Friday.
From Aug. 13-17, antibiotic resistance experts from around the globe gathered at Michigan State University for the fourth International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance.
The Michigan State Horticultural Society has donated $50,000 to the Martin (John) and Judith Bukovac Endowed Professorship in Tree Fruit Physiology in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at MSU.
Recent MSU work shows China’s decades of defending panda turf have been good not just for the beloved bears, but also protects habitat for other valuable plants and animals, boosts biodiversity and fights climate change.
Kathryn Reed is the recipient of the Ray A. Miller Professional Achievement Award at the 2017 National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association Annual Conference, held from June 13-16, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio.