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Microsatellite Data Can Help Double Impact of Agricultural Interventions

School of Environment and Sustainability Assistant Professor Meha Jain explains how low cost micro-satellite data can increase global crop yield, which is significant in feeding a growing population. October 7, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Society #Technology #Agriculture #DataScience #MandiraBanerjee #MehaJain ​​​​​​​​​​


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Fast Food for Thought

Join the School for Environment and Sustainability for a series of 5-minute fast talks by 10 different faculty members on topics related to food access and agriculture. #60+mins #Environment/Sustainability #Lecture #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #EnvironmentandSustainability #Society #Food/Drink #Agriculture #Sustainability

 10-01-2019 | 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM ET


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Toward Zero Hunger: More Food or a Smarter Food System?

School for Environment and Sustainability researcher Jennifer Blesh and team discuss research surrounding sustainable agricultural practices to feed the population and end world hunger, finding that a more nuanced increase in crop yield is necessary. May 21, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Food/Drink #Agriculture #Sustainability #JenniferBlesh ​​​​​​​​​


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Community Forest Management Reduces Both Deforestation and Poverty in Nepal, New Study Shows

School for Environment and Sustainability researcher Arun Agrawal co-authors a study focusing on community-based initiatives to combat deforestation in Nepal, all while allowing these communities to conserve resources and minimize environmental degradation. May 3, 2019. # #Environment/Sustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Poverty #Agriculture #Asia #Community #ArunAgrawal ​​​​​​​​​


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Stevenson Comments on Farmworkers Exclusion in Labor Statistics on Marketplace

Ford School of Public Policy Professor Betsey Stevenson clarifies that although farmworkers are not included in the Bureau of Labor Statistics data, the percentage of farmers in the U.S. is so low that including them would not make a significant difference in the numbers. May 3, 2019. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Society #Agriculture #Business #Betsey-Stevenson ​​​​​​​​​


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Seeds of Discontent

The Heritage Project outlines the establishment of the agricultural program at U-M, strongly promoted by the University's first president, Henry Tappan. #5-15mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Society #Agriculture #Campus #History


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Cultivating Community, One Garden at a Time

Michigan Alumnus highlights alumni and former football stars Vincent Smith and Martavious Odoms, who are promoting healthy eating in urban communities through building gardens and educating the youth on environmental issues. June 1, 2016. #5-15minutes #AlumniAssociation #web-article #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #Agriculture ​​​​​​​ #Community #Education ​​


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The Government Aims to Boost Ethanol Without Evidence That It Saves Money or Helps the Environment

Mechanical Engineering Professor Andre Boehman explains how increasing ethanol blended with gasoline can damage older machines and do little to curb climate change. November 26, 2018. #5-15mins #Engineering #webarticle #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #GovernmentandPolitics #EnvironmentandSustainability #Energy #Policy #Agriculture #Science ​​


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Diversifying Agriculture for Healthy Diets

School of Public Health Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Andrew Jones, discusses how diversified farms can improve nutrition, generate more income, and contribute to more diverse consumer markets. February 1, 2018. #5-15minutes #PublicHealth #web-article #PublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Society #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Agriculture #Nutrition #KMJ ​


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This Urban Farm is on Path to Sustainability

Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning associate professor Anya Sirota discusses her and her partner's urban farming project, Akoaki, in the north end of Detroit and revitalization efforts she hopes to spread. September 26, 2018. # #ArchitectureandUrbanPlanning #web-article #TaubmanCollegeofArchitectureandUrbanPlanning #Environment/Sustainability #Society #ArchitectureandUrbanPlanning #UrbanPlanning #Environment/Sustainability #Society #Agriculture ...