Jessica Hellmann, director of the Institute of the Environment, discusses the need for people to understand the short- and-long term impacts of droughts and climate change on our agriculture industry, environment and everyday lives.
A new tool developed by a University of Minnesota research team allows farmers to create a budget balance sheet of any nitrogen reduction plans and see the economic and environmental cost, return and margins, all customized to fields under their management.
The study —the first food-by-food accounting of the damage to air quality caused by agriculture— shows how improving animal and crop management practices, as well as how eating more plant-rich diets, can substantially reduce mortality from food-related air pollution.
Amy Kinsley, an assistant professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota, answers questions on what the latest research on AIS shows, what boaters and anglers alike can do to stop the spread of AIS, as well as the new AIS Explorer dashboard.
MAISRC is partnering with the University of Minnesota Genomics Center to conduct the testing at the University’s Twin Cities campus to determine their origins and to build a database that can be used for future comparisons.