Michigan State University has a rich history of plant agriculture research and outreach dating back to the origin of the institution. Through MSU AgBioResearch and MSU Extension, scientists are continuing to make discoveries in the areas of genomics, breeding, pest management and disease management, while reaching out to growers to convey the most recent findings.
MSU-led team receives nearly $2 million EPA grant to explore biosolid treatments, effects of chemical pollutants such as PFAS
Published on September 14, 2021
The group will investigate the impact of current biosolid treatment methods used by wastewater treatment facilities on a variety of pollutants in soil, water and plants.
Published on May 21, 2021
Elissa Slotkin, who serves Michigan’s 8th district in the U.S. House of Representatives, visited the Michigan State University campus May 21 to tour plant science research facilities and the MSU Music Building.
Published on April 29, 2021
Greenhouses are an invaluable resource for faculty and students, but to maintain MSU’s leadership in plant science, upgrades are critical.
For more than 20 years, Project GREEEN has been addressing plant agriculture issues in Michigan through innovative research and outreach.
The Michigan Tree Fruit Commission was created in 2014, when growers of apples, cherries, peaches and plums established the organization under the authority of Public Act 232.