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USDA Awards $1.6M to MSU to Lead Pollination Research Project to Support Specialty Crop Producers

October 4, 2012 |

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The United States Department of Agriculture has awarded Michigan State University $1.6 million to lead a national crop pollination research and extension project.

The five-year project will focus on supporting specialty crop yields and profit by supporting wild and managed bees. It is part of the USDA’s $101 million initiative to support the nation’s specialty crop producers. Read More

New center at Michigan State University to Focus on Improving Regional Food Systems

April 30, 2012 |

News Release – EAST LANSING, Mich. — The MSU Center for Regional Food Systems, a newly established group at Michigan State University, is focused on bettering food systems in Michigan, across the country and across the world.

The center was established through the combination of the C.S. Mott Group for Sustainable Food Systems and the MSU Student Organic Farm. The center will be led by Michael Hamm, C.S. Mott professor of sustainable agriculture.  Read More