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FFAR Fellows Alumni Share Program Highlights

Francesco Cappai, Danielle Gelardi and Kevin Xie

Can Adding Carbon to the Soil Help us Manage Weeds?

Maria Gannett

2019-2022 FFAR Fellow

Gene Editing is a Real Solution for Climate Change

Nicholas Karavolias

FFAR Fellow 2020-2023

Tools for a Different Trade

Michael DeSa

Founder/Managing Director of AGD Consulting and the Host of the Vets in Ag Podcast

Turning Protectors into Providers

Richard Murphy

Executive Director of Veterans to Farmers, and Plant Guy

Taking Science Beyond the Bench: Critical Reflections for Change-Oriented Research

Krista Marshall

2019-2022 FFAR Fellow

Every Day is Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Dr. Kim Paul, Dr. Kristin Ruppel

Founder of the Piikani Lodge Health InstituteProfessor of Native American Studies in the College of Letters and Science and director of MSU’s Native Land Project

Soil is Not Dirt

Aaron Prairie

2020-2023 FFAR Fellow

Reflecting on Agricultural Labor this Labor Day

Dr. Alfonso Morales

Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Planning and Landscape Architecture

Seed giants must collaborate or be dwarfed by climate change

Dr. Matthew Reynolds, Dr. Jeffrey Rosichan and Dr. Leon Broers