Michigan State University main website

Understanding Fertility in Agriculturally Important Large Animals

Monday, March 27, 2017

University of Maryland’s Thomas Spencer discusses his research on the fertility process of agricultural animals and the impacts of technology on certain species. Presented on March 27, 2017, at the…

Read More

SmartAg/Food Engineering Overview

Friday, March 24, 2017

A detailed description of the SmartAg initiative and its objectives pertaining to food technology and agricultural preparation. Presented March 24, 2017.

Read More

Volatile Organic Compounds: Use in Assessing Soil and Plant Health

Friday, March 24, 2017

Ray Hammerschmidt, professor, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, introduces the possibilities and research behind the use of organic compounds to determine the health of plants and…

Read More

The Internet of Plants

Friday, March 24, 2017

David M. Kramer, Renfu Lu, and Xioming Lu present their research on using sensors and automated technology to determine agricultural analytics. March 24, 2017.

Read More

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,…

Read More

MSU Robotics and Autonomy for Smart Agriculture

Friday, March 24, 2017

Xiaobo Tan, MSU Foundation Professor and professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering, describes his research in agricultural robotics and the progression of autonomous…

Read More

MSU College Veterinary Medicine: Overview of Research in Smart Ag

Friday, March 24, 2017

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies Vilma Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan presents an overview of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s research, operations and faculty engaged in smart agriculture research projects….

Read More

MSU to Study Link Between Fish Genes, Human Medicine

Thursday, March 23, 2017
(L to R) Solomon David, Ingo Braasch and Andrew Thompson. Courtesy of MSU

Michigan State University has been awarded a $727,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to improve the use of fish as disease models for human medicine. Ingo Braasch,…

Read More

Livestock Can Uproot Protected Wildlife

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Jindong Zhang

The story of wildlife conservation is usually framed as man vs. treasured wildlife. But there’s growing evidence that the narrative deserves to have leading roles for livestock such…

Read More

MSU Scientists Honor World Water Day, Every Day

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
MSU water facts

Twenty-four years ago, the United Nations General Assembly officially designated March 22 as World Water Day. But for more 160 years, researchers from Michigan State University have been been studying…

Read More