A learning year: High infestation of wheat disease gives researchers plenty to study
This year, stripe rust reached epidemic proportions, exceeding historic levels to become the most significant yield-reducer on Michigan's 500,000 acres of wheat.
Studying plant resilience in the face of climate change
The MSU Plant Resilience Institute is studying plants' ability to adapt to a changing climate.
The pasture isn’t always greener on the other side: Or is it?
MSU Lake City Research Center helps to lead way in developing new regenerative grasslands certification.
On the radar: Hunting invasive crayfish in Michigan rivers and streams
Michigan has a long history with crayfish, but invasive species of the crustacean threaten the state's waterways.
A silent animal sickness: Bovine leukemia virus
Bovine leukemia virus is mostly unnoticeable, but its impact on farms is opening the eyes of MSU researchers. READ
Kyrgyzstan: Building capacity for a sustainable agriculture industry
Part one of a two-part exploration of Michigan State University's impact on agriculture in Central Asia focuses on Kyrgyzstan. READ
Potato progress: 50 years at MSU Montcalm Research Center
Michigan State University has been conducting industry-leading potato research at the Montcalm Research Center for 50 years. READ
Researcher Q&A: Nikki Rothwell
Learn about Nikki Rothwell, the center coordinator of the Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Center.
Protecting the Michigan landscape
Michigan State University researchers are working to ensure sustainability of Michigan's hunting heritage.
Wanted: Chestnut Growers
Michigan State University is growing the chestnut industry, with demand far outpacing supply. READ
Tajikistan: Integrated pest management brings better agriculture
Part two of a two-part exploration of Michigan State University's impact on agriculture in Central Asia focuses on Tajikistan.
Spotted wing drosophila proves formidable fruit foe
Learn what MSU researchers are doing about a tiny invasive fly called spotted wing drosophila that's causing major problems for the fruit industry.