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    Inspiring Agriculture’s Leaders of Tomorrow


    Published on February 7, 2018
    FIM senior Martin Oglesby led workshops for children at the annual Michigan Family Farms Conference, as a member of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences.

  • Pummell working to clean up campus with fellow students.

    Exploring “Green” Paths at MSU


    Published on January 22, 2018
    Through courses, clubs, and connections, first-year student Holly Pummell is finding ways to "Go Green."

  • Chris Semrinec on study abroad

    Leading Environmental Economics at MSU and Beyond


    Published on December 11, 2017
    Chris Semrinec, Environmental Economics and Management senior and founder of the Sustainable Business Association at MSU, is helping make the new AFRE major known to the industry

  • Katie Forro

    Making A Home In The Agriculture Industry


    Published on December 4, 2017
    Agribusiness Management senior Katie Forro has taken advantage of the many opportunities available at MSU, and has created the ultimate undergraduate experience.

  • FMA student board members at an event in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

    FMA Connects Students with Food Industry Careers


    Published on February 15, 2018
    The Food Marketing Association, a student-run organization in AFRE, has been bridging the gap between students and potential employers for over three decades.

  • Callan Tigani holding a

    Service Sparks Success for Callan Tigani


    Published on February 20, 2018
    Agribusiness Management senior Callan Tigani spent her entire college career devoted to serving her communities — and that same determination and passion landed her a coveted industry position.

  • AFRE Students on Spring Break


    Published on March 8, 2018
    AFRE students spent their Spring Break 2018 enjoying and bettering themselves across the continent.

  • MSU NAMA students with their awards

    AFRE Students Find Success in National Student Marketing Competition


    Published on April 16, 2018
    Nine Michigan State University students went to the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) Convention and placed fifth in the National Student Marketing Competition.

  • Madi Heath at standing in front of grain at her summer internship.

    Madi Heath: Leading ABM Efforts


    Published on April 18, 2018
    AFRE junior Madi Heath has won the 2018 Redmond and Edna Cotter Endowed Scholarship through the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Alumni Association.

  • 2018 AFRE Undergraduate Student Award Winners


    Published on April 19, 2018
    Congratulations to our many outstanding undergraduate students who were honored at the AFRE Student Awards night on April 19, 2018, at the Kellogg Center.

  • Espoir Tuyisenge at AFRE

    Espoir Tuyisenge Wins First Place in UURAF Poster Presentation


    Published on April 24, 2018
    Espoir Tuyisenge won a first place award at the 2018 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum at MSU with a project that set his graduate school career in motion.

  • Hepsiba Chepngeno at Michigan State University Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

    Connecting ABM Studies to Africa


    Published on April 30, 2018
    Hepsiba Chepngeno, a graduating senior in ABM, earned the Outstanding Academic Achievement in Agribusiness Management Award for her work in the classroom and the connections she built outside of her studies.

  • Sarah Lokey holding a sign that reads AFA Technology Institute

    Sarah Lokey: Leading With A Passion For Food


    Published on April 11, 2018
    MSUAFRE junior Sarah Lokey has found and seized multiple leadership experiences both within the department and at national levels.

  • Students at the IDDBA

    Students Learn and Network at Largest Dairy, Deli, and Bakery Show in America


    Published on June 25, 2018
    Four AFRE students attended the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association’s (IDDBA) annual trade show in June to learn about the dairy, deli, and bakery industry and network with industry professionals.

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    Ferris Study Abroad Scholarship Recipients Make the Most of Their Trips


    Published on July 9, 2018
    AFRE students Sarah Lokey and Peter Vanderhoff were this year’s recipients of the Jake and Maxine Ferris Study Abroad Scholarship, and traveled abroad to learn about their industries of interest and experience international cultures.

  • Paige Reetz at the Dow AgroSciences Headquarters

    ABM Senior is Taking Initiative in the Ag Industry


    Published on July 24, 2018
    AFRE senior Paige Reetz has used her enterprising spirit to land a pivotal summer internship at Dow AgroSciences.

  • Fiona Muegge at Ingredion

    Small Changes for a Big Impact: FIM Senior at Ingredion


    Published on July 31, 2018
    MSUAFRE senior Fiona Muegge is creating a lasting impact at her Fortune 500 internship as Ingredion Incorporated's first Customer Service Intern.

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    Achieving Application: ABM and EEM Senior at PepsiCo Frito-Lay


    Published on August 14, 2018
    ABM and EEM senior Evan Toth is putting his knowledge from MSU courses and outside experiences to work at his Frito-Lay summer internship.

  • Alondra Alviso poses with a Latino Vote sign.

    Not Just A Student, A Spartan


    Published on March 27, 2018
    AFRE senior Alondra Alvizo is this year’s ANR Outstanding Student Leader and will speak at the college's commencement ceremony in May.

  • The first meeting on SBA for the 2018 school year attracted over 25 Spartans.

    SBA Builds Community of Sustainability-Focused Spartans


    Published on September 19, 2018
    The Sustainable Business Association (SBA), a student organization in MSUAFRE, is bringing sustainability-minded Spartans together for career prep, campus cleanups, and community building.

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