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Virginia Tech awarded $18 million to implement integrated pest management program in developing countries

Virginia Tech has won a new $18 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for a research program that will work to raise the standard of living of people around the world through environmentally sound agricultural […]

Sorghum and Millet Innovation Lab Announces
Selected Projects

Project funding through the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sorghum and Millet has been announced. The projects will contribute to improving food security, household resilience and private sector growth in Ethiopia, Senegal and Niger through the […]

Recent Legume Innovation Lab Graduate Named
Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources of Rwanda

Gerardine Mukeshimana, a 2013 graduate of Michigan State University’s (MSU) doctoral program in plant breeding and genetics in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences and Pulse CRSP student, was appointed the new Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources […]

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Photo Credit: Legume Innovation Lab, IPM-omics: Scalable and sustainable solutions for pest management of insect pests of cowpea in Africa Project

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Legume Innovation Lab Director Irvin Widders Honored with 2015 Ralph Smuckler Award

The Legume Innovation Lab Director Irvin Widders has been named the recipient of the 2015 Ralph Smuckler Award for Advancing International Studies and Programs at Michigan State University (MSU). Widders’s commitment to helping smallholder farmers (many of whom are women) […]

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