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 April 24, 2023
The invasive fruit fly spotted wing drosophila damages soft-fleshed fruits such as berries and cherries.
Multi-institutional team of weed scientists helping build genomic resources for agriculture industry, scientific community
Published on April 10, 2023
The International Weed Genomics Consortium is geared toward assembling genomes to combat weed issues in plant agriculture and develop a greater understanding of plant functions.
Published on April 3, 2023
Overcoming issues in a rapidly emerging Michigan industry
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.