Mission Statement

Our Mission

To generate new knowledge and understanding about the biology of plants and plant pathogens, and to understand the role(s) soils, water, and the environment play in the promotion of a sustainable and economically sound agricultural system and ecosystem. To complete our mission, we utilize an integrated approach of research, teaching, extension, and outreach.

Our Vision

To use science to promote an economically and environmentally sound, sustainable agricultural system and ecosystem in Michigan, the nation, and the world.