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Posts tagged ‘Greening of the Great Lakes’

  Hear the conversation 9:16 – 5.3 mb mp3 Adam Ingrao is a doctoral student in the Department of Entomology at Michigan State University, an Army veteran, and also a national leader in connecting veterans like himself to careers in agriculture. Ingrao tells Kirk Heinze on Greening of the Great Lakes about his passion for […]

  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 conversation 18:45 min – 10.7 mb mp3 “Eastern Michigan University alumnus and USA Today business writer Nathan Bomey has been very, very busy of late covering the North American International Auto Show, implications for American business as we transition to a new regime in Washington, the on-going saga of the Volkswagen settlement—and […]

  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 […]

  Hear the Conversation 14:46 min – 8.5 mb mp3 “After all this discussion of do we repeal things or do we go backwards, we took steps forward, and we think that’s very positive,” Michigan Environmental Council policy director James Clift tells Kirk Heinze on Greening of the Great Lakes when discussing Michigan’s new energy […]

  Hear the Conversation 14:45 min – 8.5 mb mp3 “The biggest trend that we’re going to see is SUV’s,” Detroit Free Press automotive critic Mark Phelan tells Kirk Heinze on Greening of the Great Lakes while previewing the 2017 North American International Auto Show. “The growth in that type of vehicle’s sales has been […]

  Hear the Conversation 18:22 – 10.5 mb mp3 MSU AgBioResearch and MSU Extension “have been collaborating for over a century, and they continue to partner to help address some of the most complex food, energy and environmental issues of our time,” says Greening of the Great Lakes host Kirk Heinze as he welcomes AgBioResearch […]

  Hear the Conversation 10:16 – 4.7 mb mp3 While Michigan is actively working to produce more of its energy from renewable sources, Valerie Brader, senior policy adviser on energy and executive director of the Michigan Agency for Energy, says using and wasting less energy is a key component of our state’s energy future. “That […]

  Hear the Conversation 19:06 – 11 mb mp3 by Kathleen Alexander Dr. Jeff Andresen, state climatologist for Michigan and a professor in the MSU Department of Geography, joins Kirk Heinze on Greening of the Great Lakes to catch up on recent climate patterns in Michigan as we enter the first weeks of summer. Following […]

  Hear the Conversation 19:00 – 10.8 mb mp3 “I think we’re making good progress,” Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon tells Kirk Heinze on Greening of the Great Lakes. “The goal is to more effectively be ‘green’ while at the same time balancing the plant’s effectiveness.” President Simon headlined the April 12 […]

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