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
The 2019 Project GREEEN Annual Report details some of the recent research and extension projects that received funding from 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.
Published on September 30, 2019
Phil Korson, a stalwart of the Michigan tree fruit industry for more than 30 years, is retiring effective Jan. 1, 2020.
Published on March 4, 2019
Two MSU researchers are creating a model that measures the allergenicity of various wheat varieties. They hope to validate the model and eventually use it as a pre-clinical testing tool to develop non-allergenic wheat products.