|By JACK NISSEN Capital News Service LANSING — When Scott Swinton, an agriculture, food and resource economics professor at Michigan State University, asked landowners if they’d be interested in renting their land for bioenergy crops, the initial response was unexpected. … Continue reading →
|By LIAM TIERNAN Capital News Service LANSING — Bugs hinder prairie restorations more than previously thought, according to research conducted at Michigan State University. The study found that arthropods — which include insects, spiders and crustaceans — account for the … Continue reading →
James E. Mulvaney passionately spoke on “The History of Land Grant Philosophy” on April 3 at the Mason Area Historical Museum to the Mason Area Historical Society.
The first weekend of the 8th annual Shawhaven Lamb Festival at 1826 Rolfe Road is in the books with a turnout exceeding expectations.
|By BEN MUIR Capital News Service LANSING — A popular source of nutrition for cattle is a potential site for transferring disease, according to a recent study. Salt blocks are potential transmitters of tuberculosis from cow to deer and vice … Continue reading →
|By IAN WENDROW Capital News Service LANSING — Researchers at Michigan State University are creating a computer model to help make pasture dairy farming more sustainable. The project draws upon several research papers released in the past three months that … Continue reading →
|Michigan State University faculty and Kellogg Biological Station researchers have created a model to help dairy farmers achieve maximum production while remaining environmentally sustainable.
|Deer may be sharing salt blocks licked by tuberculosis-infected cattle, causing the disease to spread.
In one small Eastside neighborhood, a larger trend of inner-city agriculture has taken a strong hold and united community members over farming and gardening.