Michigan State University (MSU) researchers and the industry gathered at MSU's Crops Research Lab on Jan. 13 to evaluate both improved and standard bean varieties for canning.
Researchers from the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences have released their 2013 variety trials reports for Corn, Soybean and Wheat.
The Student Organization for Phytopathological Research and Education (SPORE) is holding it's annual sale. All proceeds go toward graduate student and departmental activities, speaker invitations, and future social events for SPORE.
National Public Radio recently aired an interview with Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences Professor Annemiek Schilder about a new, environmentally friendly technology for management of grape diseases.
Five MSU Turfrgass students dominated the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) scholars program, by competing for and winning five of the available 13 scholarships.
In addition to being synonymous with beaches, Northern Michigan is widely known for its cherries, wine and golf courses.
In 2003, MSU signed agreements with four Chinese universities leading to joint bachelor of science degrees being granted to Chinese students from both MSU and their home Chinese universities.
Every year high school students apply for and compete for the Multicultural Apprenticeship Program. It's a six week summer program where students can explore educational and career opportunities in agriculture and food science.
Researchers at Michigan State University netted a $24.5 million award from the U.S. Agency for International Development, continuing MSU's long-term commitment to helping developing nations find sustainable and secure food sources.
Sieg Snapp and her colleagues in Ekwendeni (northern Malawi) report steady improvements in crop yield, child nutrition and overall agricultural incomes.