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In The Field 2019

Published February 1, 2020

In the Field is a publication of the Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. It is published once a year and devoted to bringing to light the stories of the College of Agriculture and its people.

Articles

Study aims to combat wheat allergy

Published on February 1, 2020

MSU researchers look to validate method to test allergenicity of wheat proteins

Pressure on the farm

Published on February 1, 2020

Commodity prices are low, the weather is harsh, and farmers are being pushed to the brink. MSU Extension is helping them cope with the unforgiving grip of stress and mental health issues.

Embracing diversity and cultivating success

Published on February 1, 2020

The Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources creates opportunity for all

Growing Food, making impacts

Published on February 1, 2020

MSU Extension Master Gardener volunteers make a difference in their home communities by teaching others how to grow food and help increase local food security.

CANR meets academic needs to prepare students for their futures

Published on February 1, 2020

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources added a new undergraduate minor, several masters programs and a certificate program. CANR also established new state, national and international partnerships.

PERM celebrates 25 years of serving the state

Published on February 1, 2020

The Partnership for Ecosystem Research and Management (PERM) formed a quarter century ago so researchers could tackle rapidly emerging issues.

Inland lakes partnership brings Michigan water enthusiasts together

Published on February 1, 2020

Michigan Inland Lake Partnership recently celebrated its 10th year of bringing together academics, government agencies, tribal groups, conservation groups and private industry.

Michigan State researchers lead effort on PFAS crisis

Published on February 1, 2020

Michigan has the most contamination sites in the nation, and scientists are working to learn more about the little-known contaminants.

Alumni, industry leaders honored during 2019 ANR Week

Published on March 1, 2019

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at Michigan State University (MSU) honored 12 leaders in agriculture and natural resources.

New MSU research center focusing on natural resources

Published on February 1, 2020

The Corey Marsh Ecological Research Center opened in November 2018 and will host long-term ecological research projects.

Chronic wasting disease threatens Michigan deer hunting, wildlife conservation efforts

Published on February 1, 2020

A team of MSU researchers is leading the charge in combating the fatal neurological disorder affecting Michigan’s iconic whitetail deer.

Building the Future: A brighter future with investments in infrastructure

Published on January 14, 2020

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has embarked on a strategic planning process to improve facilities.

Initiative driving support of Michigan's animal agriculture industries

Published on February 1, 2020

MSU and animal agriculture commodity organizations partner to address industry’s most pressing challenges.

MSU professor takes new role leading CANR international programs

Published on February 1, 2020

Karim Maredia, a leader in international development, now heading CANR international efforts with a focus eye on faculty development.

Student commencement speech shared life lessons for graduates

Published on May 16, 2019

Environmental design graduate student Stephanie Onwenu spoke to 2019 CANR students at commencement about being fearless, open to change and present.

MSU Institute of Agricultural Technology supports 125 years of workforce development in Michigan

Published on April 2, 2019

The Institute of Agricultural Technology celebrates 125 years of supporting agricultural training starting as short courses at the State Agricultural College, now Michigan State University. On March 31, 164 IAT students graduated.

Project GREEEN advancing Michigan plant agriculture for 20 years

Published on February 1, 2020

For more than two decades, Project GREEEN has been working with the plant agriculture industry to address both short- and long-term issues.

Packaging: the industry no one thinks about but saves lives

Published on January 14, 2020

Packaging at MSU isn’t only about teaching students at one of the top schools of its kind in the nation. It’s also about working to help save lives.

Yvonne Wilson: More than a donor, a legacy for MSU Horticulture Gardens

Published on December 6, 2019

MSU alumna Yvonne Wilson made her first gift to the university more than three decades ago. Though modest, the contribution laid the foundation for more than $1.5 million of giving to MSU throughout her lifetime.

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