Published on March 14, 2022
Dr. Craig Carpenter in the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics is using his expertise in regional economic development to promote economic opportunities and to educate others on Michigan’s history of economic inequality.
Published on February 25, 2022
Land management and conservation practices provide options for ag and solar integration.
Published on February 24, 2022
Often a small community struggles to avoid a “conflict of interest” situation – particularly hard because of its small size. But there are not any exceptions or special dispensation due to the size of a community.
Published on January 12, 2022
Arjeta Bajramaj shares some of her influential forestry experiences that have helped transform her interest into an aspiring career path.
Published on December 16, 2021
Many statutes and laws result in limiting local government’s ability to adopt and enforce regulations. Most are straightforward, but the Right to Farm Act preemption is confusing, changing and only preempts local regulation of certain things.
Published on December 13, 2021
Six recent graduates of the Michigan State University Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics Graduate Program have found job placements at ERS.
Published on November 3, 2021
I manage public policy for Ford Motor Co. as part of the Government Relations team. Meaning, I help track federal, state and local policy, mainly around the environment and infrastructure, that can impact the company and work to define our position.
Published on October 14, 2021
Guide will help Michigan communities meet the challenge of becoming solar-ready by addressing solar energy systems within planning policies and zoning regulations.
MSU Extension, regional partners to provide guidance for local governments on American Rescue Plan Act spending
Published on September 15, 2021
In partnership with member regions of the Michigan Association of Regions, MSU Extension educators are offering 14 workshops exploring Local Fiscal Recovery Fund spending opportunities in a regional context.
Published on September 8, 2021
A Michigan Supreme Court ruling changes the timeline for a public body to fulfill FOIA requests.