July 2013 Newsletter Articles

Jul. 1, 2013
Hilary Ratner, Ph.D., vice president for research at Wayne State University, announced the appointment of Joan C. Dunbar, Ph.D., of Bloomfield, Mich., as associate vice president of technology commerc...
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Jul. 1, 2013
Analyzing soil lead in an urban garden plot is important and sampling approaches may involve tradeoffs between finding ‘hotspots’ versus looking at the average amount of lead when checking for safe ...
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Jul. 1, 2013
Jim Kelly has been breeding new varieties of beans for more than 30 years. During a trip to Rwanda 10 years ago with Michigan State University graduate student and Rwandan native Gerardine Mukeshimana, ...
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Jul. 1, 2013
Michael Hamm is the C. S. Mott Professor of Sustainable Agriculture at Michigan State University and director of MSU’s Center for Regional Food Systems. The center brings together the research and o...
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Jul. 1, 2013
By Kevin Merrill and Jim Erickson Researchers at the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment are leading a five-year, $4 million study of disparities in access to healthy...
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Jul. 1, 2013
Title: Founder Company: McClure’s Pickles Year Founded: 2006 Industry: Food Products Offices: Brooklyn, N.Y.; Detroit, Mich. Activity: Pickled food manufacturer Annual Revenue: $2 million Employees: 2...
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