estimated economic impact of Project GREEEN in its first 20 years
return for every $1 invested in Project GREEEN research and outreach
average number of jobs supported each year by Project GREEEN
Project GREEEN produces industry-driven research and outreach that works to enhance plant agriculture through:
- Developing research and educational programs in response to industry needs.
- Ensuring and improving food safety.
- Protecting and preserving the quality of the environment.
Project GREEEN, Michigan’s plant agriculture initiative housed at Michigan State University, is a cooperative effort by plant-based commodity groups and businesses in cooperation with Michigan State University AgBioResearch, Michigan State University Extension and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to advance Michigan’s economy through plant-based agriculture.
MSU-led team receives nearly $2 million EPA grant to explore biosolid treatments, effects of chemical pollutants such as PFAS
Published on September 14, 2021
The group will investigate the impact of current biosolid treatment methods used by wastewater treatment facilities on a variety of pollutants in soil, water and plants.
Published on September 9, 2021
MSU, Tree Fruit Commission, MDARD partner to support fruit industry
Published on June 8, 2021
MSU and partner organizations have invested in the creation of the Pollinator Performance Center, an on-campus space for pollinator-related activities.
Published on April 29, 2021
Greenhouses are an invaluable resource for faculty and students, but to maintain MSU’s leadership in plant science, upgrades are critical.
MSU research team receives USDA grant to evaluate effectiveness, cost of new blueberry pest management strategies
Published on February 19, 2021
An MSU research team received a $325,000 grant to examine the effectiveness and cost of new blueberry pest management approaches.