Issue #Spring/Summer 2019
Precision Farming: High-Tech Tools Enable Smarter Solutions
Published August 12, 2019
This edition of Futures dives into research on precision agriculture and how growers are implementing it around the world.
Published on September 30, 2019
MSU researchers are working with developing countries to bring innovative technologies and improve agricultural production and sustainability.
Published on September 23, 2019
MSU researcher investigates how technological advancements can help farmers use their time more efficiently and enhance animal welfare.
Published on August 12, 2019
Ashley Kuhlman takes drone photos to support farming and research. Following graduation, she plans to start a precision agriculture consultancy business.
Published on October 14, 2019
From using smartphone apps to soil testing and seed placement, growers aim to increase efficiency of their operations.
Published on September 10, 2019
Cross-training in computer sciences and plant sciences provide Michigan State University graduate students with a toolbox of skills to solve global agricultural problems.
Published on October 7, 2019
Precision agriculture affects farmers both large and small; adoption rates depend on cost versus value produced
Published on September 16, 2019
MSU alumnus Larry Walker credits the university for his multidisciplinary approach to solving agriculture challenges.
Published on August 16, 2019
Weather is an integral part of a farmer's equation for success. MSU weather-based tools Enviroweather and MI EnviroImpact Tool help farmers make real-time decisions that pay and protect.