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MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources hits 40-year enrollment high

The Michigan State University (MSU) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) reached a 40-year enrollment high this fall, with 4,874 students in the college.

Waste treatment scientist to discuss new approaches at MSU’s Holland facility

Steven Safferman, associate professor of biosystems and agricultural engineering at Michigan State University (MSU) and a MSU Extension educator, will present “Transforming Waste to Resource: Decision Support Tools” Oct. 29 at 3:30 p.m. at the MSU Bioeconomy Institute in Holland, Michigan.

MSU AgBioResearch announces new assistant director of natural resources programs

MSU AgBioResearch announces new assistant director of natural resources programs

Michigan State University (MSU) fisheries and wildlife professor Michael Jones has been named assistant director of natural resources programs for MSU AgBioResearch (ABR). This is a new part-time position within the organization.




Extending the Grazing Season Field Day

The Michigan Biological Station Kellogg Farm is hosting a field day, “Extending the Grazing Season,” from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 7. The event will give farmers, consultants and educators an opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences and discuss efficient planning and management strategies.

Education grant provides funding for improving youth awareness and understanding of zoonotic disease

Julie Thelen, Michigan State University (MSU) Extension educator for Michigan 4-H Livestock and Veterinary Science Programs, and partners in the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) and Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) have received the Michigan Youth Zoonotic Disease Education Grant.

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