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
Published on February 21, 2020
On a recent trip to the Grand Rapids area AFRE students toured three agribusiness facilities and met with alumni.
Published on February 19, 2020
New AgBioResearch endowment funded by a planned gift from Ken and Pauline Bull will support tree fruit industry research and extension work.
Published on February 14, 2020
Motivated by a love of pollinators, alumna Emily May suggests those interested in graduate studies find work that motivates them and builds community.
Published on February 1, 2020
Ben Harcey graduated in Spring of 2016 and now oversees over 1,200 clients annually at Designs by Sundown.
Published on January 30, 2020
Tracy Nameth talks about how the School of Packaging provided opportunities to build relationships and support other Spartans
March 2, 2020 National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW Washington, D.C. 20045
Join us for the 10th annual Big Ten Colleges of Agriculture Alumni Reception! Enjoy the fellowship of alumni and friends from the colleges of agricultural sciences and natural resources representing the Big Ten.
March 6, 2020 2:30 p.m. Reception, 3:15 p.m. Program The University Club, 3435 Forest Rd, Lansing, MI 48910
Join us in celebrating our outstanding CANR faculty, partners and alumni!
June 2, 2020 Forest Akers West Golf Course, 3535 Forest Road, East Lansing, MI 48910
Join us for a day of golf, fun, and food. Golf outing proceeds benefit CANR student scholarships, student activities and alumni programming.
June 30, 2020 - July 2, 2020 MSU Campus, East Lansing, MI 48824
Join us for the 15th annual Grandparents University – a 3-day event where young Spartans ages 8-12 and their grandparents come to campus for a unique inter-generational learning experience.
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