Issue #Fall/Winter 2014
Lake Effect: Research in Michigan Reaps Great Rewards
Published December 4, 2014
The work of MSU AgBioResearch scientists touches every aspect of agriculture and natural resources in Michigan.
When nature calls: Pursuing Research in the perfect setting
MSU provides students with unique hands-on opportunities to explore nature's bounty. And many of these next-generation scientists are unearthing ways to protect and preserve Michigan's natural resources.
Building a better blueberry: A Spartan breeder perfects one of Michigan's finest fruits
A Spartan plant breeder perfects one of Michigan's finestt fruits for global consumption. As James Hancock nears retirement, he leaves an indelible mark on the blueberry business near and far.
Bruno Basso: Changing the face of science
Researcher Q&A: Bruno Basso works to solve agricultural problems with precision tools
The Big Catch: Quantitative center is making every fish count
Nearly a decade after its formation, the Quantitative Fisheries Center continues to provide valuable research, consultation and educational services to fishery management agencies in the Great Lakes basin.
Weathering the climate: Michigan agriculture braces for Mother Nature with help of MSU research
Agricultural producers throughout the state have recently had to deal with some of Mother Nature's brutal wrath. Thanks to MSU research, they're helping to be better prepared and equipped to address those challenges.
The Pure Michigan effect: Successful marketing campaign has widespread appeal
The highly successful marketing campaign Pure Michigan has had many beneficial impacts. MSU researchers have played a major role in in mapping the necessary steps of the state's tourism success.