A national team of 20 scientists led by Michigan State University Horticulture Professor and AgBioResearch scientist Rebecca Grumet has been awarded $6.5 million grant to accelerate the development of disease-resistant cucurbit crops through leveraging applied genomics.
A new $1 million relationship between Michigan State University and ExxonMobil will expand research designed to progress the fundamental science required to advance algae-based fuels.
MSU AgBioResearch backs 13 outlying research centers and several on-campus research facilities that provide growers, natural resource managers and commodity groups with critical information they need to remain viable and competitive in the global economy. The map below shows the location of each center.
MSU AgBioResearch scientists are on the cutting edge of soil science research.
- 100 Times More Sensitive
- A Spartan Comeback of the Seed Kind
- CANR alum is lead soil scientist for State of Michigan
- Changing the face of science: Q & A with Alvin J. M. Smucker
- Cropping Up
- Getting the Scoop on Soil
- Groundbreaking moments in soil: A look back on various advancements
- In motion: Improving water quality through better land management
- No Matter How You Slice It, Healthy Soil Is Important
- The Biochar Boon
- Turf triumphs: From Friday nights under the lights to World Cup, MSU research plays vital role
The 2014-15 MSU AgBioResearch-MSU Extension Legislative report contains 56 stories on the latest developments in MSU AgBioResearch and MSU Extension. It also describes how the organizations leveraged state funding, fueled the economy and connected with Michigan residents over the past year.