Aug 6, 2021
Michigan State University (MSU) AgBioResearch Earl and Linda Peterson West Central Michigan Research and Extension Center

A new tree fruit research center, the Michigan State University (MSU) AgBioResearch Earl and Linda Peterson West Central Michigan Research and Extension Center, had a grand opening event Aug. 5.

The new facility includes several buildings with plantings on a 68-acre lot that adjoins the north side of the Michigan Asparagus Research Farm in Oceana County outside the town of Hart.

Photos: Stephen Kloosterman

Andy Riley
Andy Riley
Some of the board members and staff.
Some of the board members and staff.
Patricia Parsons
Patricia Parsons

 

Richard Raffaelli receives an award.
Richard Raffaelli, center, receives an award.

 

Doug Buhler
Doug Buhler

 

Earl and Linda Peterson cut the ribbon at the new research station that bears their name. with them are MSU’s Doug Buhler, left, and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gary McDowell.
Earl and Linda Peterson cut the ribbon at the new research station that bears their name. with them are MSU’s Doug Buhler, left, and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gary McDowell.

 

Gerrit Herrygers
Gerrit Herrygers

 




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