High-Tech Tools Enable Smarter Solutions
MSU alumnus looks to the future of farming
MSU alumnus Larry Walker credits the university for his multidisciplinary approach to solving agriculture challenges.
Michigan family farm embracing precision agriculture for past two decades
MSU researcher lends insight as more and more farms worldwide adopt precision practices.
Reducing agricultural risks with new technologies
From using smartphone apps to soil testing and seed placement, growers aim to increase efficiency of their operations.
MSU student uses drone technology to support family farm, MSU soybean research
Ashley Kuhlman takes drone photos to support farming and research. Following graduation, she plans to start a precision agriculture consultancy business.
Data and technology offer ways to improve quality of life for farmers and animals
MSU researcher investigates how technological advancements can help farmers use their time more efficiently and enhance animal welfare.
Precision farming comes into its own
Precision agriculture affects farmers both large and small; adoption rates depend on cost versus value produced
MSU's IMPACTS program: Where computer sciences and plant sciences meet
Cross-training in computer sciences and plant sciences provide Michigan State University graduate students with a toolbox of skills to solve global agricultural problems.
Tools help farmers make real-time decisions, manage crops, reduce environmental impacts
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.
Deploying precision agriculture in developing countries provides opportunities, challenges
MSU researchers are working with developing countries to bring innovative technologies and improve agricultural production and sustainability.