"Our Table" Let's talk food!
Benjamin Franklin: An Original Locavore
How does today’s food knowledge stack up to that of the colonists? Our Table host Sheril Kirshenbaum explains.
Crafting Our Table from fallen MSU campus trees
Nathan Shaver hand-built his family’s 10-person dining room table. His wife’s family is spread across the state and their home is the midpoint. He said he wanted to create a space where the family can unite to celebrate food, each other and community.
Feathered Friends: How the American kestrel and fruit growers are helping one another
MSU researchers are looking for ways to attract American kestrels to cherry orchards, helping growers control pests and conserving a species in decline.
Strawberries in Sri Lanka
Cholani Weebadde is taking her expertise in plant breeding and international agriculture to her home country of Sri Lanka in an effort to improve the strawberry industry.
Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs: Stemming the tide of an invasive pest
The brown marmorated stink bug – an invasive pest native to China, Japan, Taiwan and the Korean peninsula – poses major threats to crops and infests homes.
Working to preserve healthy water ecosystems
Through the Institute of Water Research, MSU works to keep preserve water resources.
A new frontier: MSU researchers examining technology through the lens of food safety
As technology in the food industry expands rapidly, MSU researchers want to ensure its safety.
From the other Great Lakes: Around Rwanda's Coffee
Why coffee growers in Rwanda are becoming fewer and fewer.
Aquaculture: A local, sustainable protein source
Michigan is surrounded by the Great Lakes, and yet it still imports 90 percent of its seafood. MSU researchers and Extension educators are looking at responsible ways of expanding the aquaculture industry.
Let's talk food: Inspiring meaningful conversations is crux of new MSU initiative
Food is the centerpiece of a new Michigan State University public awareness campaign led by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
A continental contradiction: Addressing the double burden of stunting and obesity in Africa
Rapid economic development in some of the poorest countries on Earth has created a troubling trend: obesity and stunting.
Bradley Marks: Killing bad bugs is what he does
Every year, approximately 48 million Americans become sick from food-borne illnesses. Causes including bacteria such as Salmonella and Campylobacter, and viruses such as norovirus and hepatitis A. And they’re all under the research eye of Bradley Marks.
Climate change: Preparing for potato production in the year 2050
MSU researchers are working on how to feed a population expected to exceed 9 billion by 2050.