Through the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, some of the best minds on the planet tackle real-world problems, crafting solutions that have impact around the world. Strategic initiatives focus on compelling issues such as food safety and security, water quality, biofuels and improved health and nutrition – finding ways to use the world’s resources to the best and most sustainable benefit of the Earth and its people.
And just like the pioneers whose discoveries are so woven into our lives that we take them for granted, we know that discoveries made by our students and faculty members will affect your life – and your neighbor’s life.
Meeting these challenges head on is hard work. It requires dedication and perseverance.
It also requires your help.
Private gifts play a vital role in our ability to maintain and enhance the quality of our programs, to attract top-notch faculty and to continue to remain on the cutting edge of research.
Alumni & Donor News
Michigan 4-H Children’s Gardens History
Published on May 25, 2023
In 2023, the the Michigan 4-H Children’s Gardens will celebrate 30 years of existence. Explore its history with this timeline!
Bordeaux estate gift supports Michigan 4-H
Published on May 25, 2023
An estate gift from Gogebic County 4-H alum Lewis Bordeaux will help sustain the work of the Michigan 4-H Foundation and its support for Michigan 4-H Youth Development.
Lumm makes special gift supporting Oakland County 4-H
Published on May 18, 2023
With a deep fondness for the 4-H program in his community, Daniel Lumm, of Waterford, made a special gift to support Oakland County 4-H in 2022.
Michigan Dairy Memorial and Scholarship Foundation awards $126,000 in scholarships to MSU students for 2022-23
Published on May 16, 2023
The Michigan Dairy Memorial and Scholarship Foundation awarded $126,000 in scholarships to Michigan State University (MSU) students pursuing dairy industry-related programs of study for the 2022-23 academic year.
Star of the West Milling Company creates endowment to support FFA
Published on March 27, 2023
The Star of the West FFA Endowment will support the Michigan FFA program – an intracurricular student organization for youth interested in agriculture and leadership.
ANR Awards nomination deadline
October 31, 2023
CANR is seeking individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the university, community, state and nation. Nominate a deserving individual today!
Featured In the News
MSU Corporate Connector of the Year Award: MSU Faculty Member Working to Make Dairy Farming More Sustainable
Published on April 20, 2023 by MSU Innovation Center
Timothy Boring is New MDARD Director
Published on April 5, 2023 by Morning AgClips
Specright Extends Partnership with MSU School of Packaging with Joint Development of Industry Course for Packaging and Supply Chain Professionals
Published on January 18, 2023 by Specsights
Summit 2023: Matt Daum, Why MSU is Going all in on a Spec-First Approach in the Classroom
Published on January 17, 2023 by Specification Management Summit 2023
Ag Rallies to Lead Investment into MSU Dairy Research, Teaching and Outreach
Published on January 16, 2023 by Milk Messenger, Michigan Milk Producers Association