About the SBC

The SBC is an interdisciplinary umbrella that brings together experts at the University of Minnesota to solve challenges to plant health that impact global food production and ecosystem health.

SBC Priority Areas

Research at SBC

The SBC facilitates multi-disciplinary, sustainable plant health research, education and outreach activities that have global impacts. Discover the activities that the SBC is currently involved with.

SBC Members in the News

Researchers and Breweries Focus on the Application of Wild Hops
More honors! SBC Member Receives Outstanding Young Crop Scientist Award
Improved US Forest Carbon Accounting Helps Researchers


Plant Health Resources

Plant Health Resources

Have any questions related to plant health? The University of Minnesota is home to a number of resources that can assist you in finding the solutions to your plant health problems.


Education in Sustainable Plant Health

Sustainable Education

CFANS undergraduate students majoring in Plant Science can now choose a focus in Sustainable Plant Health, where they can study the needs of plants in relation to nutrients, pathogens, and insects.