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Registration now open for the Michigan Green Infrastructure Conference

Registration now open for the Michigan Green Infrastructure Conference May 8-9, 2014 at the Lansing Center

NASCAR Recognizes MIS for its Environmental Initiatives

When it comes to being green, Michigan International Speedway leads the way. NASCAR recognized MIS as being an industry leader during the sport's annual Green Summit in Chicago, site of this weekend's start of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

Ag Report - Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee (continued)

Tim Boring, Research Director for the Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee, continues his talk about Michigan's 2nd largest industry ... agriculture. Did you know that Michigan produces more than 200 different commodities for use at home and for export? Hear more in this week's Ag Report.

MSU President Reflects on the 5th Birthday of Greening of the Great Lakes

"We really do see it as a fundamental partnership with our shared mission of providing the best information and quality dialogue on important issues through the catchment area of the Great Lakes.

Ag Report - Michigan Corn Growers Association

Jim Zook, Executive Director for Michigan Corn Growers Association, discusses the new technologies being used to help keep up with the growing demand for food and agricultural products. For examplee, corn growers in the United States have nearly doubled corn production since 1980. They have done this while using fewer resources and fertilizer per bushel of corn than ever before.

Ag Report - Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee

Tim Boring, Research Director for the Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee, talks about the critical task of agriculture to produce enough food to feed the growing world population. Experts estimate that the global population will reach nine billion by the year 2050. To keep up, we will need to double our food production during that time.

Ag Report - Michigan Milk Producers Association

Sheila Burkhardt, Director of Member Relations and Public Affairs for the Michigan Milk Producers Association, talks about the talent and labor needs in the agriculture industry. Good communication, a strong work ethic, a willingness to learn and a desire to work in the agriculutre industry are the skills needed in this growing industry.

Ag Report - Agriculture is on of Michigan's Big Three Industries

Dave Armstrong, CEO of GreenStone Farm Credit Services, talks about agriculture as one of the big three industries in Michigan. Agriculture contributes approximately $90 billion per year to the Michigan economy.

Ag Report - The Diversity of Career Opportunities in Agriculture

Allie Morse, an agronomist from the Cooperative Elevator Company in Pigeon, Michigan, talks about the diversity of career opportunities in the Michigan agriculture industry.

Ag Report - Career Opportunities in the Agirculture Industry

Dave Armstrong, CEO of GreenStone Farm Credit Services, talks about the impact of agriculture on the Michigan economy and the Michigan job force. Today's agriculture industry is not just sows, cows and plows.

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