USDA Awards MSU $6.9 Million Grant To Help Bees

September 2014
Greenhouse Grower;Sep2014, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p12
The article announces that Michigan State University (MSU) has received a 6.9 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to develop sustainable pollination strategies for specialty crops in the country.


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