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  • Indigenous Community Gardening as Community-Building with Grant Gliniecki

    Published on February 12, 2021

    Learn about the work Grant Gliniecki and the Giitigan Gardens team been doing in Lansing focused on Indigenous community gardening.

  • Bug Bites! Session 4: Biopesticide integration: strategy and economic considerations

    Published on February 9, 2021

    Bug Bites! Biopesticide integration: strategy and economics with JJ Klimp from Hidden Leaf Greenhouse in Kalamazoo, MI. Recorded live on Oct 27, 2020. JJ shares his approach to successfully integrating biopesticides into his biological control program - what he sprays, when he sprays, and why he sprays it. He includes examples of real spring floriculture crop cycles and provides cost analyses on his chosen management decisions.

  • MSU Feedlot Educational Series: Introduction to Crossbred Dairy Beef Production

    Published on February 1, 2021

    In session 1 of the MSU Feedlot Educational Series, Dr. Jerad Jaborek discusses crossbred dairy beef production. Raising purebred dairy steers for beef production results in some challenges compared with native beef cattle. Additionally, implementing a crossbreeding program on dairy farms where a terminal beef sire is bred to the dairy cows is becoming increasingly popular across the U.S as an option to increase the value of male dairy calves. Research implementing this crossbreeding strategy with Jersey cattle is presented. Along with sire selection considerations and management practices to help make crossbred dairy beef production a success.

  • American Rage and Negative Partisanship, Featuring Dr. Steven W. Webster

    Published on October 31, 2020

    This week, Aleks and Trey are joined by Dr. Steven W. Webster from the Department of Political Science at Indiana University to discuss his recent book "American Rage: How Anger Shapes our Politics."

  • What Does An Interior Designer Do?

    Published on April 27, 2020

    As interior designers and advocates for this industry, you have an important role to play in the future of design.

  • Kimberly Carr reflects on Mabel Jewell Lucas' legacy

    Published on February 13, 2020

    Mabel Jewell Lucas was one of the first African American women to earn a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from MAC in 1927. Kimberly Carr reflects in that legacy and her work in the MSU Center for Regional Food System as a food sovereignty and racial equity post-doctoral research associate.

  • Talesha Dokes reflects on Myrtle Craig Mowbray's legacy

    Published on February 10, 2020

    Myrtle Craig Mowbray was the first African American woman to graduate from Michigan Agricultural College in 1907. Talesha Dokes, the first African American woman to earn a doctorate degree in fisheries and wildlife from Michigan State University, reflects on that legacy.

  • Talesha Dokes, Ph.D., reflects on Myrtle Craig Mowbray

    Published on February 7, 2020

    Talesha Dokes, Ph.D., was the first African American woman to earn a doctorate degree in fisheries and wildlife from Michigan State University. Dokes reflects on Myrtle Craig Mowbray's contributions as the first African American woman to graduate from Michigan Agricultural College in 1907.

  • Native Bees for Pollination

    Published on August 17, 2016

    Exploring the possibilities and techniques for keeping solitary cavity-nesting bees.

  • Integrated Pest Management Resources at MSU Webinar

    Published on February 23, 2016

    Getting started with Integrated Pest Management resources at MSU Webinar

  • Smart Gardening: Native Plants

    Published on July 10, 2014

    Smart Gardening series covering native plants.

  • Smart Reasons to Choose Native Plants

    Smart Gardening: Lawns and waterfronts benefit from using native plants.

  • Restoring native oak trees

    MacReady Reserve is a demonstration forest that houses an educational trail system where visitors can observe ongoing research and enjoy the environment.

  • Michigan Good Food Charter Goal #4: American Indian Health & Family Services

    4. Eighty percent of Michigan residents (twice the current level) will have easy access to affordable, fresh, healthy food, 20 percent of which is from Michigan sources.

  • Smart reasons to choose native plants

    Smart Gardening: Lawns and waterfronts benefit from using native plants.

  • Matching Native Plants to Your Yards Needs

    Smart Gardening: A homeowner explains his yard’s challenges, and how they’re met with native plants.

  • Matching native plants to your yard's needs

    Smart Gardening: A homeowner explains his yard’s challenges, and how they’re met with native plants.

  • Selecting native or well-adapted plants to simplify meeting the plant’s needs

    This video goes over why choosing a native plant garden is beneficial to the local fauna

  • Collecting and Preserving MSU Entomology Bug Traps 2019

    MSU FBIC employees assist with a diverse array of projects on the station and in the UP. Nick and Mitch collect insect survey traps across the UP to look for invasive pests and collect population information on other native insects. The project's lead Investigator is Deb McCullough based out of East Lansing MI.