Published on March 22, 2021
In the last session of the series, MSU agricultural economist Matthew Gammans focused on addressing grain price outlook and novel marketing strategies. He first went through the recent March USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, identifying the current supply and demand pressures driving global commodity markets. He then discussed novel and less conventional marketing approaches including organic, transitional, non-GMO and environmental certification programs, as well as custom contracts with food processors looking to procure grain grown using a specific set of practices.
Published on June 26, 2017
Using field and remotely sensed data, we evaluated how representative of the plant biodiversity pool and of carbon sequestration is a network of nature reserves specifically established for the conservation of a target species, the giant panda.
Evaluation of Ecosystem Service Policies from Biophysical and Social Perspectives: The Case of China
Published on March 13, 2013
China has been implementing many large-scale ecosystem service policies. This article highlights three major ones – Nature Reserve System, Natural Forest Conservation Program, and Grain-to-Green Program.
Published on July 1, 2020
Lauren Cooper leads the Forest Carbon and Climate Program at MSU, which trains professionals in forestry as a way mitigate environmental damage.
Published on May 21, 2021
The MSU Sustainable Wood Recovery Initiative (SWRI) program reduced campus carbon dioxide emissions by 50.15 metric tons between 2015-2017.
Published on December 5, 2019
A window to the microbial world of carbon cycling
MSU Forest Carbon and Climate Program plays active role in $5.3M grant for climate action and reforestation
Published on October 5, 2021
The Forest Carbon and Climate Program (FCCP) in the Department of Forestry at Michigan State University is a central partner in a new $5.3 million USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) grant.