In The News
Megan Jarchow, a WAFERx co-PI and an Associate Professor at the University of South Dakota, talks about how we use our landscapes and why native ecosystems matter in an economy dedicated to feeding the world.
Demictratic candidates advocate for an end to oil and gas drilling on public lands to reduce carbon emissions. WAFERx PI, Paul Stoy, discusses another way to reduce carbon in the atmosphere. He says native perennial grasses have the potential to store a lot of carbon.
Montana has a new program that pays farmers to use practices that store carbon dioxide in the soil. Paul Stoy, WAFERx PI, discusses the challenge and importance of putting carbon back into the ground.
WAFERx grad student, Teresa Warne, talks about her research studying lentil production and consumption. She says, "
Selena Ahmed, Principle Investigator of MSU's Food and Health Lab and WAFERx PI, was interview for this Nature article about how changing climates could effect the quantity and quality of tea.
WAFERx PI, Paul Stoy, was ranked as one of the world's most cited researchers for interdisciplinary research in ecology, agriculture, and earth sciences.
Selena Ahmed, WAFERx PI, on why the U.S. should invest in interdisciplinary food and farm research. And, on how Congress responded to this message.
Dr. Selena Ahmed talks to Char-Koosta News about her project's goal of supporting a healthy and sustainable food system on the Flathead Reservation.
Scientists report that the frequency and intensity of heavy downpours is increasing nationally. Dr. Paul Stoy discusses how land-use changes, including farming practices, are impacting climate.
WAFERx researchers at MSU, Paul Stoy, Tobias Gerken, and Gabriel Bromley, share their recent findings that increases in summer planting are leading to an increase in rainfall in the Great Plains.
Julia Rosen interviews members of the WAFERx team about the climage change mitigation strategy known as BECCS (Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage) and how it could dramatically reduce the carbon dioxide in our atmosphere. However, it would also require a massive shift in our land-use, agriculture, and energy systems.
By Julia Franz, April 2017
By Evelyn Boswell, October 2016
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