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  • Conversations in the Community with Morgan Doherty

    Published on April 7, 2021

    We speak with Morgan Doherty of Tender Heart Gardens and Capital United Land Trust in Lansing.

  • New Manure Application Technology

    Published on February 19, 2021

    New manure application technology - Glen Arnold (Ohio State University Extension)

  • 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.

  • Healing Powers of Honey Bees: Small Organisms, Epic Possibilities

    Published on February 4, 2021

    Educator Adam Ingrao describes how honey bees help people view the natural world in a new and healing way.

  • Continuing our commitment

    Published on January 29, 2021

    While our students and faculty could learn and teach from home, our farm managers and workers did not have this option. Our priority was the health and well-being of our people and our commitment to the growers and producers of Michigan, who rely on our work as research and development.

  • Spartans showing resilience

    Published on January 29, 2021

    To say that the COVID-19 pandemic impacted our students equally across the board wouldn’t acknowledge all the different places and spaces from which they come. Ultimately, our students and faculty showed resilience because they are indeed Spartans.

  • When there’s a need, there’s a Spartan

    Published on January 29, 2021

    The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is home to many Spartans who found – and are still finding – ways to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Drs. Jade Mitchell and Laura Bix share some of their experiences.

  • Ready, Aim... Targeting Life Skills Through 4-H Shooting Sports

    Published on November 5, 2020

    4-H Shooting Sports is one of the largest project areas in Michigan and nationwide. Learn how program priorities provide for a safe and meaningful member experience. This 2-minute video provides an overview of the shooting sports project area, helpful as a starting point for volunteers, staff, and stakeholders new to this 4-H project area.

  • Agribusiness Marketing with New Media, Featuring Marcia Cripps

    Published on October 26, 2020

    On this episode, Aleks and Trey are joined by Michigan State University alum Marcia Cripps to talk about her experiences with creating opportunities and sales for agribusinesses through new marketing channels such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

  • Forestry Minors

    Published on October 11, 2020

    MSU Forestry offers 4 minors for both forestry and non-forestry majors. We offer Forestry, Urban and Community Forestry, Forestry Field Applications and we have a new minor in Sustainable Bioproducts Science and Technology.

  • MSU Forestry FOR 491 Natural Resources Field Skills

    Published on October 11, 2020

    Check out the new FOR 491 class on Natural Resources and Field Skills! It is lead by Randy Klevickas and Justin Kunkle and teaches students how to operate heavy equipment, use chainsaws and practice first aid skills for only 1 credit.

  • STEM Building Tour - Part 1

    Published on September 21, 2020

    As part of the Michigan Mass Timber Summit, MSU faculty and other industry professionals give a tour of the new STEM Teaching and Learning Facility. (Part 1 of 3)

  • STEM Building Tour - Part 2

    Published on September 20, 2020

    As part of the Michigan Mass Timber Summit, MSU faculty and other industry professionals give a tour of the new STEM Teaching and Learning Facility. (Part 2 of 3)

  • STEM Building Tour - Part 3

    Published on September 19, 2020

    As part of the Michigan Mass Timber Summit, MSU faculty and other industry professionals give a tour of the new STEM Teaching and Learning Facility. (Part 3 of 3)

  • Virtual 4-H Officer Elections: Zoom Polls

    Published on September 15, 2020

    Video tutorial on using Zoom polls to facilitate officer elections during virtual 4-H club and advisory group meetings.

  • 4-H Online 2.0 Creating A New Family Profile

    Published on September 14, 2020

    In this video you will see how to create a new family account in 4-H online 2.0, how to enroll in 4-H, and how to add members to your family

  • Dry Bean & Sugar Beet Virtual Field Day - Daniel Bublitz

    Published on August 19, 2020

    Daniel Bublitz discusses the sugar beet advancement variety trials, including the effects of root disease and a new screening project.

  • Climate Change and Production Agriculture, featuring Dr. Matt Gammans

    Published on July 31, 2020

    Matt Gammans - a new assistant professor and extension economist at MSU - joins Trey and Aleks to talk about climate change and production agriculture.

  • New Farm Start-up

    Published on June 22, 2020

    This webinar will review the process of new business start-up.

  • 2020 Field Day - Michigan Wheat Program's new Wheat Yield Contest

    Published on June 15, 2020

    Michigan Wheat Program Executive Director Jody Pollok-Newsom describes the brand-new Michigan Wheat Yield Contest for soft red and soft white winter wheat (irrigated and dryland). Results based on actual yields. The contest is in tandem with the National Wheat Yield Contest run by the National Association of Wheat Growers and the National Wheat Foundation.