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USDA Grant to Improve Agricultural Use of Water, Energy

Thursday, January 18, 2018
David Hyndman

Around the world, irrigated agriculture is the largest consumer of water and one of the largest users of energy. Michigan State University scientists are leading a $2.5 million…

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NASA Grant Supports Study of Great Lakes Basin

Monday, October 2, 2017
Dave Hyndman, professor and chair of the Departmment of Earth and Environmental Sciences (foreground), and Anthony Kendall, a research associate in Hyndman's Hydrogeology Lab, get ready to download data from a monitoring site in Whiskey Harbor, a bay connected to Lake Huron located near Port Hope, Mich., in Huron County. Photo courtesy MSU Hydrogeology Lab.

The impact of global change and land-use legacies on fresh water systems in the Great Lakes is the focus of a three-year, $1.5 million National Aeronautics and Space…

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Top Michigan State Researchers Named MSU Foundation Professors

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Michigan State University recently named five new MSU Foundation Professors, a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, while enhancing the prominence of…

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Digital Agriculture

Friday, March 24, 2017

Bruno Basso, professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Science, Michigan State University, discusses his work on crop and corn data used in a virtual reality environment. Presented March 24,…

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Bruno Basso: MSU’s 2016 Innovation of the Year

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Michigan State University’s intellectual property office, MSU Technologies, selected Bruno Basso‘s work for the Innovation of the Year Award for 2016. Basso, professor in the Department of Geological Sciences,…

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Three MSU Researchers Celebrated as Top Innovators

Friday, April 15, 2016
Basso, Reguera, Asmussen

Three Michigan State University professors have been recognized for their accomplishments in innovative technology and research during the sixth annual MSU Innovation Celebration. The center recognizes the MSU…

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Exploring ‘Cover Crop/ Climate’ Connections

Thursday, August 6, 2015
two women in field

Michigan State University researchers are studying the impact of “cover crop” use on everything from row crops to orchards and carrots to Christmas trees. Planted to provide a…

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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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Agricultural Water Source at Risk

Saturday, December 13, 2014
Ogallala aquifer map

Large areas of the Ogallala Aquifer, one of the most important sources of water for agricultural crops in the United States, are at risk of drying up if…

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Saving the Great Plains Water Supply

Friday, December 13, 2013

Michigan State University scientists are proposing alternatives that will halt and hopefully reverse the unsustainable use of water drawdown in the Ogallala Aquifer, one of the largest bodies…

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