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MSU’s Elizabeth Karcher honored with national teaching award


MSU’s Elizabeth Karcher honored with national teaching award

Elizabeth Karcher, academic specialist in the Department of Animal Sciences at Michigan State University (MSU), recently started her teaching career, but her outstanding efforts are already being recognized by professionals across the nation.

 

 

MSU AgBioResearch director appointed to new agriculture research foundation board


Douglas Buhler, director of Michigan State University (MSU) AgBioResearch and College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Senior Associate Dean for Research, has been appointed to a 15-member national board of directors of the new Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR). The announcement was made today by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack.

Gov. Snyder challenges Mich. ag leaders to take leadership role in world food safety-food production


Gov. Snyder challenges Mich. ag leaders to take leadership role in world food safety-food production

Gov. Rick Snyder celebrated and challenged the agriculture industry while 250 farmers, agriculture industry leaders, educational professionals and legislators dined on Michigan-grown and Michigan-made eggs and sausage at the Ag Expo VIP Breakfast on Tuesday morning.

 

 

 

Michigan State University (MSU) Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center Field Day


The field day allows visitors to participate in guided tours of the research plots and hear MSU researchers discuss the results of more than 10 malting barley and forage crop variety trials.

Michigan State University: food and ag leaders hopeful about industry, state economy


Michigan State University: food and ag leaders hopeful about industry, state economy

Leaders in Michigan’s food and agriculture industry remain optimistic about their businesses, and their confidence in Michigan’s overall economy continues to climb. Those were the results of the Michigan Agriculture and Food Index (MAFI), shared today during the annual Ag Expo VIP breakfast.

 

 


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