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.

Did you know?

The Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences has the highest ranked Bean Breeding and Genetics program in the world.

Click the play button on the left to see a Big Ten Network Video, where Dr. Jim Kelly gives
the facts about the program he directs, which is changing the lives of people around the world.


Courtesy ©BTN (Big Ten Network).