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The United Dairy Industry of Michigan, Michigan State University (MSU) and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development are sponsoring the Artisan/Farmstead Cheesemaker Food Safety workshop June 17 at MSU. The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy developed this workshop as part of a food safety initiative to continue providing consumers with safe and nutritional food and beverage products. With the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011, the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) requirements for food safety plans will become a regulatory requirement. This workshop is a proactive measure for risk reduction to prepare producers for future regulations dealing with the HACCP.
Michigan State University Extension senior leadership and professional development specialist Lela Vandenberg was honored with the eXtension Champion Award during the 2014 National eXtension Conference/National Extension Directors and Administrators Meeting March 26 in Sacramento, Calif.
Christine Sprunger, a Michigan State University (MSU) graduate student based at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) in Hickory Corners, Mich., was among 18 graduate students nationwide to be honored with a highly competitive 2014 Future Leaders in Science award by the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA), the American Society of Agronomy and the Crop Science Society of America also known as the “tri-societies.”
Members of the Michigan State University (MSU) Horticulture Club that represented the university at PLANET (Professional Landcare Network) Student Career Days held at Colorado State University in mid-March have reason to be proud.
For the past two decades, Michigan State University (MSU) and Northern Ireland students have benefitted from a unique exchange program.