The Clarksville Research Center (CRC) hosts research on small fruits and tree fruits as well as potatoes, chestnuts and a variety of other crops. Research at the 440-acre site includes variety development, fruit thinning and growth regulators, dwarf rootstocks for fruit trees, integrated pest management, organic production systems and new pruning practices to help make production more profitable, efficient and environmentally friendly.
Published on June 7, 2023
The Michigan agriculture leader begins his new role July 1.
Published on February 24, 2022
Research by Todd Einhorn on the impact of stub length on renewal shoots in Gala, Fuji and Honeycrisp.
Published on September 9, 2021
MSU, Tree Fruit Commission, MDARD partner to support fruit industry
Published on July 1, 2020
Timothy Miles, assistant professor and Extension specialist in Michigan State University’s (MSU) Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, researches the most effective management strategies for grape diseases.
Published on February 3, 2020
Two stalwarts of Michigan agriculture, Phil Korson and Jim Byrum, have retired at the end of 2019.