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Issue #Fall/Winter 2016

Cracking Open the Chestnut: Growers Take Leap with MSU Advice

Published December 2, 2016

By: AgBioResearch

Learn about MSU leading the charge in developing a robust chestnut industry in Michigan, as well as other research stories from AgBioResearch.

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Articles

Wanted: Chestnut Growers

Published on November 7, 2016

Michigan State University is growing the chestnut industry, with demand far outpacing supply. READ

Kyrgyzstan: Building capacity for a sustainable agriculture industry

Published on November 7, 2016

Part one of a two-part exploration of Michigan State University's impact on agriculture in Central Asia focuses on Kyrgyzstan. READ

Tajikistan: Integrated pest management brings better agriculture

Published on November 7, 2016

Part two of a two-part exploration of Michigan State University's impact on agriculture in Central Asia focuses on Tajikistan.

On the radar: Hunting invasive crayfish in Michigan rivers and streams

Published on November 7, 2016

Michigan has a long history with crayfish, but invasive species of the crustacean threaten the state's waterways.

The pasture isn’t always greener on the other side: Or is it?

Published on November 7, 2016

MSU Lake City Research Center helps to lead way in developing new regenerative grasslands certification.

Potato progress: 50 years at MSU Montcalm Research Center

Published on November 7, 2016

Michigan State University has been conducting industry-leading potato research at the Montcalm Research Center for 50 years. READ

A learning year: High infestation of wheat disease gives researchers plenty to study

Published on November 7, 2016

This year, stripe rust reached epidemic proportions, exceeding historic levels to become the most significant yield-reducer on Michigan's 500,000 acres of wheat.

Spotted wing drosophila proves formidable fruit foe

Published on November 7, 2016

Learn what MSU researchers are doing about a tiny invasive fly called spotted wing drosophila that's causing major problems for the fruit industry.

Studying plant resilience in the face of climate change

Published on November 7, 2016

The MSU Plant Resilience Institute is studying plants' ability to adapt to a changing climate.

Researcher Q&A: Nikki Rothwell

Published on November 7, 2016

Learn about Nikki Rothwell, the center coordinator of the Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Center.

Protecting the Michigan landscape

Published on November 7, 2016

Michigan State University researchers are working to ensure sustainability of Michigan's hunting heritage.

A silent animal sickness: Bovine leukemia virus

Published on November 7, 2016

Bovine leukemia virus is mostly unnoticeable, but its impact on farms is opening the eyes of MSU researchers.

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