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 May 23, 2019
The public is invited to learn about the research work of Michigan State University around the state during the upcoming 2019 MSU AgBioResearch field days.
Published on July 19, 2018
Join us to learn about disease management in chestnut, from the field to the processing line.
Published on March 6, 2017
The Michigan chestnut industry has been growing steadily over the last decade, with a substantial amount of interest from new growers.
Published on November 7, 2016
Michigan State University is growing the chestnut industry, with demand far outpacing supply. READ
Published on August 2, 2016
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Specialty Crop Research Initiative has awarded a team of Michigan State University researchers $1.47 million to test the effectiveness of a solid set canopy delivery system for tree fruit.