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BTN LiveBIG: Michigan State grad makes magic happen with manure

During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. Being someone who works with cow poop, it’s a good thing Jim Wallace has a sense of humor. Just don’t ask him if he knows any good gags about manure. “I seriously don’t have any cow manure jokes,” he said with a laugh. “Sorry.” Wallace, who graduated from Michigan State with an environmental engineering Ph.D., regularly gets his hands dirty in his work,

BTN LiveBIG: Maryland’s Terp Farm fills bellies and minds with good stuff

During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. The University of Maryland is a diverse place. And thanks to the Terp Farm, that applies not just to the student body, but also the watermelon, kale, squash and other vegetables being grown on campus. “The Terp Farm is our sustainable vegetable farm,” said Allison Lilly, sustainability and wellness coordinator for UMD Dining Services, one of the three offices that administer the