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 March 23, 2021
Michigan State University is among the top-rated agriculture and forestry colleges worldwide, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Ranking by Subject report released in March 2021.
MSU research team receives USDA grant to evaluate effectiveness, cost of new blueberry pest management strategies
Published on February 19, 2021
An MSU research team received a $325,000 grant to examine the effectiveness and cost of new blueberry pest management approaches.
Published on September 25, 2020
Michigan State University entomology assistant professor Will Wetzel and his lab analyze how extreme weather events and climate variability can influence interactions between insects and plants.
For more than 20 years, Project GREEEN has been addressing plant agriculture issues in Michigan through innovative research and outreach.
The Michigan Tree Fruit Commission was created in 2014, when growers of apples, cherries, peaches and plums established the organization under the authority of Public Act 232.