Trust Funded Research

The Trust promotes excellence in public and private horticultural research, education and extension by supporting:

  • Horticultural research at Michigan State University (MSU) and similar agricultural research institutions. Research should have primary significance for the Michigan fruit industry.
  • Horticultural extension programs to strengthen and/or expand educational assistance to the Michigan fruit industry.
  • Horticultural educational programs at MSU and by the Society to further disseminate scientific information and techniques to horticultural students and the general public.
  • Public informational materials and programs to further educate MSHS members and the public at large.
  • Educational scholarships in the horticultural field of study.
  • Distinguished lecturers and speakers at MSHS annual meetings.