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MSU studying conservation effectiveness in Great Lakes

Additional state funding will help researchers at Michigan State University continue to study the impact of conservation practices on the Great Lakes. Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering researcher Ehsan Ghane tells Brownfield water management is just as essential as nutrient management to reduce phosphorus loading. “Nutrients... Read More.

MSU Weed Tour shows impact of drought

A weed extension specialist says control efforts have been hindered by dry conditions. Michigan State University’s Christy Sprague tells Brownfield soil-applied herbicides need moisture to activate and that’s been in short supply. “A lot of those soil-applied products really did not get moved into the... Read More.

Averill to oversee MSU animal research and centers

Michigan State University AgBioResearch has announced Dr. James Averill as its new assistant director. “I am looking forward to re-engaging with Michigan agriculture and moving the needle forward in advancing our scientific understanding of agriculture and trying to find short-term and long-term goals for... Read More.