Posted on October 19, 2016 3:25pm
MSU Forestry freshman Mia White shares why she attended the 2016 Sustainable Forestry Initiative Conference.
Posted on October 18, 2016 1:41pm
The Lansing Area Agriculture and Natural Resources Club, formerly known as the Lansing Farmers’ Club, celebrated its 75th anniversary during the Oct. 3meeting at the Okemos Masonic Center.
Posted on October 18, 2016 1:15pm
We all have an emotional connection to MSU trees … whether it’s tailgating under their shade or strolling to class beneath a breathtaking autumn canopy. Our memories of MSU are forever linked to the verdant landscape.
Through the MSU Shadows Collection, you can take these cherished memories of campus home with you. The MSU Shadows Collection partners with Michigan artisans to repurpose campus trees into handmade, heirloom-quality works of art. Find live-edge furniture, diploma frames, engravings, executive pens and more products at their website.
Posted on October 18, 2016 12:57pm
It’s not every day your class project is featured in the world’s leading scientific journal, but it can happen. Just ask Michigan State University graduate students Liz Davidson-Lowe, Bahodir Eschanov, Sara Hermann, Andrew Myers, Logan Rowe and Saisi Xue.
Posted on October 17, 2016 8:03am
On Sept. 27-28, the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project held its first conference at the Rockview Hotel Royale in Abuja. The event attracted more than 130 participants from all over Nigeria and officially launched the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project. It brought stakeholders together to interact around the theme - “Promoting Agricultural Policy in Nigeria: Challenges and Opportunities.”
Posted on October 13, 2016 3:23pm
Vegetable entomologist Zsofia Szendrei is leading a team of researchers to develop new tools to help organic cucurbit growers address their most pressing needs with a nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture.
Posted on October 13, 2016 11:36am
William “Will” Wetzel, Michigan State University’s new entomologist, is the lead author in a recent study published in “Nature” on why a field with a variety of plants seems to attract fewer plant-eating insects than farm land with just one type of crop.
Posted on October 12, 2016 2:07pm
The Department of Forestry at Michigan State University invites applicants for a nine‐month tenure system position at the assistant professor rank with a focus in forest policy.
Posted on October 12, 2016 1:09pm
The MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction (SPDC) is hosting the 10th Industry Seminar Series event Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, at the Human Ecology Building on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing.
The featured speaker is Sam Cummings, principal and managing partner of CWD Real Estate Investment. He will present on “Downtown Grand Rapids Revitalization.” Cummings has dedicated the last 25 years of his life to the preservation of the City’s history and revitalization of the community through the built environment. One by one, he has brought back to life some of Grand Rapids’ most historic treasures and long-neglected buildings. Today, CWD is working to bring new vision, vibrancy and vitality to the urban core and community.
Posted on October 12, 2016 9:37am
Dr. Amor Ines joined Michigan State University’s Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences in 2015 as an assistant professor, continuing his work to help farmers in developing countries manage climate-related risks.
Dr. Ines and his team of researchers develop models for decision support in agriculture and water management. He works to understand the agricultural process and its relation to climate.