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  • 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.

  • Will Wetzel

    Studying the impact of diversity in all forms

    Published on January 1, 2019

    Entomologist Will Wetzel is trying to understand the consequences of environmental variability for plants and insects, as well as how they cope and survive in the face of it.

  • Todd Einhorn

    Producing exceptional tasting, high-quality fruit

    Published on January 1, 2019

    Todd Einhorn strives to cultivate trees that will consistently produce the right balance of flowers, fruit and leaves to produce “exceptional tasting, high-quality fruit.

  • Melissa McKendree

    Shifting into a higher land-grant gear

    Published on January 1, 2019

    Melissa McKendree's research focuses on consumer and producer marketing, production economics and farm management. Through her MSU Extension appointment, she helps farmers improve their processes.

  • New ABR scientists

    Editor's Note: Science communication can be tricky, and rewarding

    Published on January 1, 2019

    Communicating about science isn’t always easy. It requires a delicate balance between making the words understandable, while also scientifically accurate and respectful. But it’s certainly rewarding, as people entrust you with telling their stories.

  • Almudena Veiga-Lopez, assistant professor in the MSU Department of Animal Science, watches as an experiment is conducted in her lab.

    The new faces of MSU AgBioResearch

    Published on January 1, 2019

    To address a broad range of agricultural challenges, MSU AgBioResearch is partnering across the university to expand its network of researchers.

  • George Smith

    Forging new partnerships

    Published on January 1, 2019

    MSU AgBioResearch associate director George Smith talks about the future of the organization and its research priorities.

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