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  • Spartans Feed the World

    Published on October 19, 2015

    By 2050, the world's population is expected to reach nine billion. To feed a population that size, food production will need to increase by 70 percent to 100 percent, according to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • Titus Awokuse, AFRE Chair

    From the (New) Chairperson

    Published on September 14, 2015

    As the season changes into autumn, our Department is changing too. In addition to welcoming new and returning students for fall classes, we also have new faculty and staff joining the department.

  • MSU IFAMA Case Competition Team

    Grad team wins 2015 IFAMA Case Competition

    Published on September 14, 2015

    How comfortable is a fourth-generation Wisconsin dairy farmer analyzing a business plan before a panel of judges from the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA)? If that dairy farmer is Leonard Polizin -- very comfortable.

  • Scott Swinton

    Swinton receives MSU Outstanding Faculty Award

    Published on September 14, 2015

    Collaborative research keeps work fresh and interesting for Professor Scott Swinton. So does working with graduate students. Successfully integrating the two helped Swinton earn this year's MSU William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Award.

  • AFRE professor emeritus authors book

    Published on July 21, 2015

    The FAO and the African Development Bank just released Agricultural Growth in West Africa: Market and Policy Drivers, a book by Frank Hollinger and John Staatz.

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