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Mapping A Greener Future On Farms With Precision Technology

Thursday, October 8, 2020
soybean and corn fields

When it comes to farming, becoming more sustainable can also mean becoming more profitable. So it’s only natural that farmers would look to Spartans for help going —…

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No-Till Agriculture Increases Crop Yields, Environmental Gains Over Long Haul

Monday, May 18, 2020
Two men standing in a crop field

Despite the environmental benefits of no-till agriculture, farmers often hesitate to change to this management approach due to uncertain economic returns. Sarah Cusser, postdoctoral research associate at the Kellogg…

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Kellogg Biological Station Researchers Earn Coveted NSF Fellowships

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
pond

Five MSU W.K. Kellogg Biological Station graduate students have been recognized through the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships Program, or GRFP. Stephanie Clark, Corinn Rutkoski, Moriah Young and…

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Global Modeling of Natures Contributions to People

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
A bumble bee examines a flower growing in beal garden

Nature supports people in critical ways, often at a highly local level. A wild bee buzzes through a farm, pollinating vegetables as it goes. Nearby, wetlands remove chemicals…

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Global Change is Triggering an Identity Switch in Grasslands

Thursday, September 5, 2019
switchgrass in field

Grasslands make up more than 40% of the world’s ice-free land and have sustained humanity and thousands of other species for eons. In addition to providing food for…

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Native Plant Species May be at Greater Risk from Climate Change than Non-natives

Friday, May 31, 2019
Kellogg Biological Station

As spring advances across the Midwest, a new study looking at blooming flowers suggests that non-native plants might outlast native plants in the region due to climate change….

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MSU Biologist Sheds Light on Fog’s Role in Microbial Transport

Thursday, September 27, 2018
Sarah Evans

Sarah Evans, Michigan State University biologist and co-lead author of a study in the journal Science of the Total Environment, worked with a team of scientists to provide…

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Cellulosic Biofuels Can Benefit Environment if Managed Correctly

Monday, July 3, 2017
Phil Robertson

Could cellulosic biofuels – or liquid energy derived from grasses and wood – become a green fuel of the future, providing an environmentally sustainable way of meeting energy…

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Fertilizer Use Could Reduce Benefit of Cellulosic Biofuels

Thursday, June 2, 2016
switchgrass crop

According to a new study from the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center and Michigan State University, the use of nitrogen fertilizer on switchgrass crops can produce a sharp…

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Agriculture + Ecology; Research at the Food, Energy & Water Nexus

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Steve Hamilton, discusses his current research as well as opportunities for collaboration at the interdisciplinary forum on FEW, January 14, 2016.  

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