The Michigan State University Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences is actively engaged in research, extension, teaching and outreach to resolve the critical agricultural issues that impact the people of Michigan, the United States and the World.

For more information see our mission statement.

Upcoming Events

2014 MSU Weed Tour 

''The Departments of Plant Soil and Microbial Science and  Horticulture will be hosting their annual Weed tour.   Participants will tour research plots and participate in field presentations and see the latest and greatest weed control research here at Michigan State University on July 2nd 2014. The morning program will focus on weed control in corn and soybeans, whereas the afternoon program will have two seperate sessions on  weed control in horticultural crops and the other on non-GMO soybeans. Recertification credits for Private and Commercial 1A and 1B Pesticide Applicators and Certified Crop Advisors have been requested. Pre-registration for the tour is open until Wednesday, June 25th at a cost of $25.00 per person. Walk-in registration is also available at $35.00 per person.

For more information and a link to online registration: MSU Weed Tour Website 
PDF version of the registration form:  MSU Weed Tour Registration Form