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  • Patrick Edger

    Researchers uncover the origins of the cultivated strawberry

    Published on February 25, 2019

    A team of researchers, led by scientists at MSU and the University of California, Davis, has used the power of genomics to reveal the evolutionary origins of the cultivated strawberry and deciphered the genetic code of this highly coveted fruit.

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources Week begins March 1

    Published on February 21, 2019

    Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Week will kick off March 1 at Michigan State University. ANR Week has served as a platform for enterprising new developments in agriculture and natural resources in Michigan since 1914.

  • February 2019 Hort Report

    Published on February 5, 2019

    Department news including chair review process, graduate and undergraduate student activities

  • MSU, GVSU join forces to address water challenges

    Published on January 29, 2019

    Michigan State University has formalized a partnership with the Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute of Grand Valley State University to work together on water-related issues.

  • Courtney Hollender

    Helping fruit tree growers flourish

    Published on January 1, 2019

    Courtney Hollender is passionate about using research to improve harvesting practices and crop yields for fruit tree growers. She’s on a mission to keep Michigan’s tree fruit production thriving.

  • Todd Einhorn

    Producing exceptional tasting, high-quality fruit

    Published on January 1, 2019

    Todd Einhorn strives to cultivate trees that will consistently produce the right balance of flowers, fruit and leaves to produce “exceptional tasting, high-quality fruit.

  • Patrick Edger

    Disentangling the origins of species

    Published on January 1, 2019

    Discovering the identities of those species could open the next chapter in fruit breeding, and it’s a challenge that MSU AgBioResearch plant breeder Patrick Edger and his team aim to unravel.

  • Traverse Jurcisin, a Horticulture student at MSU

    Horticulture senior wins the 2018 Startup Weekend

    Published on November 27, 2018

    Traverse Jurcisin, an MSU senior majoring in Horticulture and minoring in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, won first place at the 2018 Startup Weekend for his pitch on plant fertility automation technology.

  • The Student Horticulture Association 2018 homecoming float

    November 2018 Hort Report

    Published on November 7, 2018

    New graduate students, undergraduate homecoming float, and many upcoming events!

  • Monet Bridge at the MSU 4-H Children's Garden.

    Monet Bridge rebuilt with lumber from campus trees

    Published on October 29, 2018

    The Monet Bridge in the Michigan 4-H Children's Garden was replaced and built using lumber from trees from the Michigan State University campus through the MSU Shadows Program of the Sustainable Wood Recovery Initiative (SWRI).

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