Upper Peninsula Dry Bean Meeting

Date: February 20, 2015
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Location: MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center, E3774 University Drive, Chatham, MI 49816
Contact: Jim Isleib, isleibj@anr.msu.edu, 906-387-2530

Upper Peninsula Dry Bean Meeting


  • Insect pests and seed-borne diseases in Michigan dry beans - Fred Springborn, MSU Extension Field Crops Educator
  • U.P. insect pheromone trapping project - Jim Isleib, MSU Extension U.P. Crop Production Educator
  • White mold and root rots - Dr. Martin Chilvers, MSU (‘live’ via internet connection)
  • Michigan Bean Commission dry bean variety evaluations - Greg Varner, Michigan Bean Commission (‘live’ via internet connection)
  • Weed control update - Dr. Christy Sprague, MSU (via recorded presentation)
  • Michigan dry bean marketing update - Neil Mosher, Ackerman Marketing, Frankenmuth (‘live’ via internet connection)
  • Dry bean roundtable discussion - Participating farmers

There is no charge or pre-registration for the meeting. Please call the Alger County MSU Extension office at 906-387-2530 and leave a message if you are coming. Three MDARD pesticide applicator recertification credits have been applied for.

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