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  Hear the Conversation 5:34 – 7.6 mb mp3 Max Troyer is the president of Sechler’s Pickles. He graduated from Michigan State University with an undergraduate degree in horticulture. “I grew up on a vegetable farm and saw Michigan State as a top five school in the country for horticulture. And it worked out to […]

  Hear the Conversation 9:59 – 13.7 mb mp3 Dr. Russ Freed is professor emeritus in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University. As a plant breeder, he is also responsible for bringing back the Spartan barley variety from 1916. “We increased the seed and now we’re going to have enough […]

  Hear the Conversation 19:18 – 26.5 mb mp3 The Michigan State University carillon features 49 bells and is capable of playing the full range of literature composed for the instrument. The first ten bells were installed in Beaumont Tower in 1928. Thirteen additional bells were added in 1935 to make the instrument a carillon. […]

  Hear the Conversation 7:46 – 10.6 mb mp3 Michigan State University Extension helps people improve their lives by bringing the vast knowledge resources of MSU directly to individuals, communities and businesses. For more than 100 years, MSU Extension has helped grow Michigan’s economy by equipping Michigan residents with the information that they need to […]

  Hear the Conversation 6:07 – 8.4 mb mp3 Elevators have come a long way baby since Elisha Graves Otis introduced the first safety contrivance in 1852. Over the years people have hauled all sorts of cargo in this transportation device. One thing that has stood the test of time is how quiet an elevator […]

  Hear the Conversation 16:17 – 22.3 mb mp3 Tom Lyons is a professor in Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University. He is also the new director of the Michigan State University Product Center, an organization with which he was not totally familiar. “The […]

  Hear the Conversation 11:38 – 16 mb mp3 Peyman Fasahati, a post doctoral research associate in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at Michigan State University, grew up in Iran. “I was born in Iran, in a small city located in a mountainous area in the northwest part of Iran, which is within one hour driving […]

  Hear the Conversation 10:47 – 14.8 mb mp3 Rebecca Finneran is a senior specialist with Michigan State University Extension, and her specialty is smart gardening. Her love for the outdoors and work ethic began while she was a youngster. “I was always busy working. And so I was busy around the house, but also […]

  Hear the Conversation 22:28 – 30.8 mb mp3 We see and hear them on the gridiron during football season—they are the Michigan State University Spartan Marching Band, and they are in a word—awesome. But what exactly does one of their practices sound like? Give a listen and you’ll find out. This practice found them […]

  Hear the Conversation 20:16 – 27.8 mb mp3 Lisa Bottomley is a senior specialist with Michigan State University Extension, and her specialty is youth mentoring. Bottomley grew up in metro Detroit and was not acquainted with 4-H. Now, 4-H is a big part of her life and she loves helping make a difference in […]

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