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Crop Rotation Study Shows Positive Impact on Long-Term Land Sustainability

Monday, June 8, 2015

A study authored by MSU’s Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences assistant professor Lisa Tiemann, is the first of its kind to show that crop rotations, in…

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Foam Water Filter Studied for Remote Global Use

Friday, May 1, 2015

Michigan State University researchers are studying a new foam water filter that significantly reduces dangerous pathogens in drinking water. “The foam filter is the first of its kind to…

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Interface of Plant BioChemistry and Human Health

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Dean DellaPenna, University Distinguished Professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, is a plant physiologist who studies medicinal plant genomics and plant metabolism and micronutrients. He is one of…

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Thomas Jayne Awarded MSU Foundation Professorship

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Crop field in West Africa

Thomas Jayne, Professor of Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR), has been awarded the title of MSU Foundation Professor, in…

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Michigan State’s Top Innovators Honored

Friday, April 24, 2015

From clear solar cells (to be used as windows on cars, buildings and more) to agricultural drones to beer brewed with craft-roasted Michigan chestnuts, Michigan State University students…

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MSU Researchers Awarded USDA Grants

Friday, April 3, 2015
Image of food groups

Two MSU food scientists have been awarded more than $1.1 million in grants for projects designed to ensure a safe and nutritious food supply while helping maintain American…

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Choosing Eggs-actly the Right Hen Housing System

Thursday, April 2, 2015

It’s not the “which came first—the chicken or the egg” debate but rather an industry need for information to guide production and purchasing decisions about sustainable laying hens…

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Invasive Feral Chickens Provide Evolutionary Insights

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Michigan State University researcher Eben Gering has collaborated with a team in a study of the mysterious ancestry of the feral chicken population that has overrun the Hawaiian…

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Making Retail Unit Pricing More Consumer-Friendly

Monday, March 23, 2015

Savvy shoppers will often look at the “per unit” price of an item to figure out if they are getting the best bang for their buck. Unfortunately the…

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Spreading the Seeds of Big Data

Thursday, March 19, 2015
MSU Corn field at sunset

Michigan State University is spreading the seeds of big data to improve agricultural practices around the United States. Through a $4.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of…

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