Michigan State University has a rich history of plant agriculture research and outreach dating back to the origin of the institution. Through MSU AgBioResearch and MSU Extension, scientists are continuing to make discoveries in the areas of genomics, breeding, pest management and disease management, while reaching out to growers to convey the most recent findings.
Published on February 1, 2024
The Agricultural Climate Resiliency Program is a partnership among MSU, the Plant Coalition, and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Published on January 18, 2024
An MSU-led team used a novel analytical method known as yield stability zones to show the relationship between crop yield and soil health. The results can help farmers lower input costs and increase yield, while lessening environmental impact.
Published on December 5, 2023
Timothy Miles, an assistant professor in MSU's Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, is teaming up with researchers across the U.S. to further study management of Anthracnose and Botrytis fruit rot in blueberries.
For more than 20 years, Project GREEEN has been addressing plant agriculture issues in Michigan through innovative research and outreach.
A partnership among the Plant Coalition, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, and MSU aimed at addressing long-term plant agriculture challenges related to climate change and water.