Michigan

NIFA Supports Disaster Education through EDEN

USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) supports disaster education through the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN).

Biocontrol Methods that use Natural Insect Pheromones

Ridge Quest has developed a device that quickly distributes pheromone-releasing devices, substantially reducing the cost of this biocontrol approach.

'Functional Ice' Shows Food Industry How to Keep Cool and Reduce Loss

Over 133 billion pounds of food per year is lost due to waste at different stages in the farm-to-fork continuum.

Pollen Collected By U.S. Honey Bees in Urban Settings Show Dramatic Seasonal Variation

The diversity and availability of pollen foraged by honey bees across urban and suburban areas in the United States varies drastically with the seasons.

Self-Powered Wearable Technology

For emerging wearable tech to advance, it needs improved power sources. Researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) have provided a potential solution via crumpled carbon nanotube (CNT) forests.

Solving the Mystery of Fertilizer Loss from Midwest Cropland

Farmers cannot predict their annual corn harvest with certainty, but with the help of new research from Michigan State University (MSU), they can now pinpoint specific parts of their fields that consistently produce either good or bad yields.

Big Data Shows How to Improve Profits and Help Environment

Thanks to research at Michigan State University, farmers have a new tool that can save them money and save the environment from excess – wasted – fertilizer.

Produce Life and Quality

Fruits and vegetables are essential components of a healthy diet and can decrease the risk of chronic disease.

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