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Michigan Dairy Ambassador Scholarship and Leadership Program seeks 2015 applicants


Michigan high school and college students interested in pursuing a career in the dairy industry have until Jan. 9 to apply for the 2015 Michigan Dairy Ambassador Scholarship and Leadership Program.

MSU researcher named Soil Science Society of America fellow


MSU researcher named Soil Science Society of America fellow

Michigan State University (MSU) AgBioResearch scientist Alexandra “Sasha” Kravchenko has been named a fellow of the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA), a professional organization for researchers, students, educators and professionals who are dedicated to advancing the field of soil science.

 

 

MSU professor recognized nationally as faculty mentor role model


MSU professor recognized nationally as faculty mentor role model

Dave Weatherspoon, professor in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resources Economics (AFRE) at Michigan State University, (MSU) was nationally recognized as a faculty mentor role model in Washington, D.C. this month.

 

 

 

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to stop at Michigan State University during 2014 Tour


The U.S. Capitol Christmas tree will make a stop at Michigan State University (MSU) Nov. 14 on its way to Washington, D.C. It will be on display for visitors and hosted by the MSU Department of Forestry and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR).

USDA creates regional centers of excellence


Michigan State University (MSU) Extension and the Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) will collaborate with Purdue University and the University of Missouri to further enhance nutrition education and obesity prevention efforts in the Midwest. The partnership stems from a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) competitive grant, which created four regional centers of excellence nationwide, all focused on promotion of best practices in nutrition education and obesity prevention.


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