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  Hear the conversation 21:20 – 29.2 mb mp3 As a young man, Dr. Luke Reese worked at a lumber mill as a timber cutter and shares the toughest aspect in this line of work. “It was the summertime in North Carolina, so the toughest thing would be when you got into a swarm of […]

  Hear the conversation 13:43 min – 7.9 mb mp3 “In December, Gov. Snyder signed some very important energy legislation that not only represented a paradigm in what compromise can accomplish, but seems to have been very well received by virtually all parties involved, from the utilities to environmental groups,” says Greening of the Great […]

  Hear the commentary 1:59 min – 1.2 mb mp3 On this week’s Ag Report on Greening of the Great Lakes, Gail Frahm, executive director of the Michigan Soybean Association and the Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee ~ The Soybean Checkoff, discusses a survey of Michigan’s soybean farm families that highlights their commitment to community. “Soybean […]

MSU Today on News/Talk 760 WJR

January 26th, 2017

  Hear the Show 52:54 min – 30.3 mb mp3 Spartan Football players Brian Allen and Chris Frey talk with Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis on MSU Today. They talk about balancing athletics and academics and how they transitioned into the life of a college football […]

  Hear the conversation 6:12 – 3.6 mb mp3 The 2017 Michigan Battle of the Buildings is officially underway with commercial and industrial buildings of all sizes invited to register between now and the March 31 deadline. Hosted by the U.S. Green Buildings Council, West Michigan Chapter (USGBC-WM), Battle of the Buildings is designed to […]

  Hear the conversation 9:25 – 5.4 mb mp3 by Brooks Hepp “Our mission is to create food security for seniors and children and everyone in between. We want to make sure that people have access to healthy, nutritious food,” says Dr. Phillip Knight. Knight is executive director of the Food Bank Council of Michigan, […]

  Hear the commentary 1:59 min – 1.2 mb mp3 On this week’s Ag Report on Greening of the Great Lakes, Ken Nobis, president of the Michigan Milk Producers Association, talks about how modern agriculture and genetic modification have benefited dairy farmers and many others. “Farmers of many crops have seen advantages from the use […]

  Hear the conversation 17:42 min – 24.3 mb mp3 Before Dr. Gail Riegle started taking classes at Michigan State University as a graduate student, he spent time growing up on a dairy farm in Iowa. And the main lesson learned? “Responsibility. Accountability. There are people and animals that were depending on you and you […]

  Hear the conversation 24:33 min – 14 mb mp3 “I think the most unique part about Michigan State is the simultaneous commitment to the idea of research and educational excellence and the land-grant world-grant mission,” new MSU College of Social Science dean Rachel Croson tells Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and […]

  Hear the conversation 26:12 min – 15 mb mp3 WKAR Public Media has launched a new, free, localized 24/7 children’s service – WKAR’s latest initiative to support early learning in the community. WKAR will broadcast PBS KIDS shows 24 hours a day on an additional television channel called WKAR PBS KIDS, making it easy […]

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