Dr. Foster's Website

Eunice Foster Ph.D.
Crop Physiologist and Professor
Michigan State University 
Department of Plant, Soil & Microbial Sciences
(Formerly Department of Crop & Soil Sciences)
Plant and Soil Sciences Building
1066 Bogue Street, Room 160 
East Lansing, MI 48824-1325
Telephone: 517-355-0135
Fax: 517-353-5174


  • Nitrogen partitioning and remobilization
  • Physiological mechanisms of drought resistance in legumes


Current and/or Previous Teaching:

  • CSS 054:  Crop Production
  • CSS 101:  Introduction to Crop Science
  • CSS 120:  Agricultural Industry Issues
  • CSS 212:  Advanced Crop Production
  • CSS 380:  Crop Physiology 


USDA Multicultural Scholars Program:

Scholarships for underrepresented undergraduate students in animal science, crop and soil sciences, dietetics, food science, forestry, and horticulture


Public Service:

  • Youth
  • Community
  • K-20 STEM Education
  • K-12 educational system 




Administrative Experience:

  • Associate Dean, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (CANR), 2002-2010
  • Director, Institute of Agricultural Technology, 2002-2010
  • Interim Director, CANR Office of Diversity &Pluralism, 2005-2007