MSU researchers are looking for ways to attract American kestrels to cherry orchards, helping growers control pests and conserving a species in decline.
Every year, approximately 48 million Americans become sick from food-borne illnesses, leading to 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The most common culprits include bacteria such as Salmonella and Campylobacter, and viruses such as norovirus and hepatitis A. And they’re all under the research eye of Bradley Marks.
Michigan is surrounded by the Great Lakes, and yet it still imports 90 percent of its seafood. MSU researchers and Extension educators are look at responsible ways of expanding the aquaculture industry.
Cholani Weebadde is taking her expertise in plant breeding and international agriculture to her home country of Sri Lanka in an effort to improve the strawberry industry.
Rapid economic development in some of the poorest countries on Earth has created a troubling trend: obesity and stunting.
How does today’s food knowledge stack up to that of the colonists? Our Table host Sheril Kirshenbaum explains.
As technology in the food industry expands rapidly, MSU researchers want to ensure its safety.
Through the Institute of Water Research, MSU works to keep preserve water resources.
The brown marmorated stink bug – an invasive pest native to China, Japan, Taiwan and the Korean peninsula – poses major threats to crops and infests homes.
Why coffee growers in Rwanda are becoming fewer and fewer.
Nathan Shaver hand-built his family’s 10-person dining room table. His wife’s family is spread across the state and their home is the midpoint. He said he wanted to create a space where the family can unite to celebrate food, each other and community.
The year 2050 is expected to reach an important milestone in global agriculture: the world population is expected to top 9 billion people, a one-third increase over the current population. To meet the essential needs of a population this size, global food production will need to rise by an estimated 70 percent.