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Farmers Harvesting the Benefits of Wind Energy

Ford School's Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy senior project manager Sarah Mills discusses the financial benefits farmers will gain from hosting wind turbines, even if it means taking out initial loans. March 5, 2020. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #EnvironmentandSustainability #Business #Energy #Agriculture #SarahMills ​​​​​​​​​


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‘Aged’ urine won’t transfer antibiotic resistance when converted to fertilizer

U-M researchers have found a new, environmentally-friendly fertilizer. January 22, 2020. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineeringCenters-Other #Science #Biology #EnvironmentandSustainability #Agriculture ​​​​​​​​


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Jonathan Overpeck weighs in on struggling southwest crop in the New York Times

School of Environment and Sustainability Dean Jonathan Overpeck weighs in on the agricultural struggles in the Southwest region of the U.S. December 17, 2019. #5-15mins #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Sustainability #Agriculture #JonathanOverpeck ​ ​​​​​​​


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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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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 ​​