Our department faculty and staff utilize many different facilities across campus and beyond to accomplish our goals in teaching, research and extension.  Below is a list of and information about each facility.

  • Center for Advanced Microscopy

    578 Wilson Road East Lansing, MI, 48824

    The Center for Advanced Microscopy, a Michigan State University Core Facility, is the central microscopy laboratory for the Michigan State University Campus.

  • Clarksville Research Center

    9302 Portland Road Clarksville, Michigan 48815

    The Clarksville Research Center hosts research on small fruits and tree fruits, as well as potatoes, chestnuts and a variety of other crops.

  • Horticulture Teaching and Research Center

    3291 College Road Holt, Michigan 48842


    The 180 acre HTRC is located just south of campus in Holt, Michigan. The center meets the needs of field labs for outdoor classrooms as well as basic research.

  • Horticulture Teaching Greenhouses

    1066 Bogue St East Lansing, MI 48824

    These glass greenhouses are used primarily for teaching horticulture production classes.

  • MSU Diagnostic Services

    578 Wilson Rd Room 107 East Lansing, MI 48824-6469


    The diagnostic clinic diagnoses plant problems caused by abiotic or biotic influences.

  • MSU Growth Chamber Facility

    1066 Bogue Street East Lansing, MI 48824


    This facility maintains 199 growth chambers providing stringent temperature, light and humidity control.

  • MSU Horticultural Demonstration Gardens

    1066 Bogue St, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA


    Our 14 acres of diverse gardens are a superb retreat and resource for gardeners, plant lovers and children of all ages!

  • MSU Trial Garden

    1066 Bogue St, East Lansing, MI 48824


    The MSU Plant Trial Garden showcases a wide range of annuals, vegetables, herbs, herbaceous perennials, and Michigan native plants. For the second year in a row, we will also be trialing a wide variety of tender succulents for the Michigan landscape.

  • Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Center

    6686 S. Center Highway Traverse City, MI 49684

    This 137-acre center sits in the five-county northwestern region that produces almost half of the U.S. supply of tart cherries and is responsible for 83 percent of sweet cherry production in Michigan.

  • Plant Science Greenhouses

    1059 Farm Ln East Lansing, MI 48824

    Located near the corner of Farm Ln and Wilson Rd, the Plant Science Greenhouses are utilized by Horticulture faculty, as well as other departments for plant science research.

  • Research Technology Support Facility

    612 Wilson Road S-20 East Lansing, MI 48824

    The Research Technology Support Facility at Michigan State University is a collection of five analytical facilities which provide the fundamental tools for modern life science research.

  • Soil and Plant Nutrient Laboratory

    1066 Bogue Street Room A81 East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1325


    This lab provides teaching, research, and outreach support in analyzing soil and plant tissue samples for component and nutrient analysis.

  • Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center

    1791 Hillandale Road Benton Harbor, MI 49022

    The Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center is located in Berrien County, and growing several types of fruit and conducting variety evaluations of numerous fruits and vegetables are just part of the work done at the 350-acre site.

  • Student Organic Farm

    3291 College Rd. Holt, MI 48842


    The SOF is a 10-acre certified organic teaching and research farm that is also a working production farm.

  • The Plant Biotechnology Resource and Outreach Center

    1066 Bogue St East Lansing, MI 48824

    The PBROC is dedicated to the safe deployment of plant biotechnological advancements to Michigan and the world.

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