• USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Director Scott Angle (left) learns about potato research with David Douches, director of the MSU Potato Breeding and Genetics Program, while visiting the MSU Horticulture Teaching and Research Center.

    USDA Director Scott Angle visits Michigan State University

    Published on February 26, 2019

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Scott Angle toured facilities and farms at Michigan State University (MSU) and will meet with Tribal Leaders from across Michigan.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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