• Clarksville Research Center

    9302 Portland Road Clarksville, Michigan 48815

    The Clarksville Research Center hosts research on small fruits and tree fruits, as well as potatoes, chestnuts and a variety of other crops.

  • Corey Marsh Ecological Research Center

    9422 Herbison Road Laingsburg, MI 48848

    The 400-acre Corey Marsh Ecological Research Center serves as a hub for scientific research in natural resource restoration and management.

  • Dunbar Forest

    12839 S. Scenic Drive Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

    The 5,760-acre Dunbar Forest is the largest and second-oldest MSU off-campus facility. The forest hosts long-term genetics and silvicultural studies that have helped advance the science of forest management in Michigan and the Great Lakes region.

  • Fred Russ Forest

    20673 Marcellus Highway Decatur, MI 49045

    The 939-acre Fred Russ Forest allows researchers to conduct long-term research on Christmas tree seed production and other projects aimed at preserving the diversity and abundance of Michigan forests.

  • Lake City Research Center

    5401 W. Jennings Road Lake City, MI 49651

    The Lake City Research Center includes 810 acres of managed land and 180 beef cows in a geographic area suitable for forage-based livestock enterprises, potato production and bioenergy crop production.

  • Montcalm Research Center

    4629 W. McBrides Road Lakeview, MI 48850

    Michigan potato and dry bean producers are the main beneficiaries of the research conducted at the 57-acre Montcalm Research Center.

  • MSU Upper Peninsula Forestry Innovation Center

    6005 J Road Escanaba, MI 49829

    The 1,745-acre MSU Forestry Innovation Center in Escanaba is leading a number of initiatives to broaden MSU's impact in the forestry and wildlife sectors

  • Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Center

    6686 S. Center Highway Traverse City, MI 49684

    This 137-acre center sits in the five-county northwestern region that produces almost half of the U.S. supply of tart cherries and is responsible for 83 percent of sweet cherry production in Michigan.

  • Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center

    3775 S. Reese Road Frankenmuth, MI 48734

    Research at the Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center has allowed Michigan producers to be national leaders in sugar beet and dry bean production.

  • Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center

    1791 Hillandale Road Benton Harbor, MI 49022

    The Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center is located in Berrien County, and growing several types of fruit and conducting variety evaluations of numerous fruits and vegetables are just part of the work done at the 350-acre site.

  • Trevor Nichols Research Center

    6237 124th Avenue Fennville, MI 49408

    The primary objective of the 156-acre Trevor Nichols Research Center is to find the best ways to keep fruit pest-free in Michigan while preserving the environment and ensuring economic viability for the state’s fruit growers.

  • Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center

    E3774 University Dr. Chatham, MI 49816

The MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center is a hub for sustainable agriculture innovation and education that is relevant to the environment, economy and needs of UP communities.

  • W.K. Kellogg Experimental Forest

    7060 N. 42nd Street Augusta, MI 49012


    Established on abandoned agricultural land, the 716-acre Kellogg Experimental Forest is known worldwide for research on tree breeding and genetics, planting techniques, and plantation establishment and management.

  • West Central Michigan Research and Extension Center

    5185 N. Oceana Dr. Hart, MI 49420

    The West Central Michigan Research and Extension Center is home to research on tree fruit (apples, peaches, pears, tart cherries and sweet cherries) and asparagus.