Skip to main content

News

Promoting ag innovation: USDA Secretary Perdue visits MSU

Promoting ag innovation: USDA Secretary Perdue visits MSU

Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Author: Penny Davis
Category: MSU Today

Contact(s): Eileen Gianiodis , Penny Davis

As the inaugural destination of his third “Back to Our Roots” tour around the country, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visited Michigan State University Tuesday, April 3. The road trip stops at two additional locations in Michigan before heading to Ohio and Kentucky later in the week. “One of the reasons we get out here is to look at the breadth and depth of the amazing things that agriculture does all across this country,” Perdue said. “I'm convinced more and more as I get around that the relationship between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and our land-grant colleges is critical.

Read more here: https://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2018/promoting-ag-innovation-usda-secretary-perdue-visits-msu/

About the Michigan State University Foundation

Established in 1973 as an independent non-profit, the Michigan State University Foundation is committed to the commercialization of cutting-edge technologies invented by MSU faculty, staff, and students. The MSU Foundation’s overarching goal is to support research, innovation, and entrepreneurship at the University. Additionally, the MSU Foundation operates Spartan Innovations, Red Cedar Ventures, Michigan Rise, and the University Corporate Research Park. More information on the organization’s notable achievements, services, leadership, and history are available at www.msufoundation.org