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MSU Extension, Presque Isle County
106 E. Huron Ave., Suite C
Rogers City, MI 49779
Specific Areas of Interest:
Sustainable agriculture, agricultural decision-making and integrated pest management
Counties of Primary Responsibility:
Northeast Lower Michigan including Alcona, Alpena, Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Crawford, Emmet, Montmorency, Oscoda, Otsego and Presque Isle (primary)
January 1, 2017 | Participate in a series of seven online programs addressing field crop production and pest management on Monday evenings, Feb. 13–March 27, 2017.
December 19, 2016 | MSU Extension and ADM Edible Bean partnered to test eight dry bean varieties in an on-farm observation trial.
December 19, 2016 | MSU Extension and the Michigan Potato Industry Commission partnered to test 54 potato varieties in an on-farm trial.
August 11, 2016 | A month of above-normal temperatures and almost no measurable precipitation has intensified moisture stress in most crops across northeast Michigan.
July 14, 2016 | Several crops are entering the reproductive stages of development, which are critical for yield.
July 8, 2016 | Hot weather is expected to continue, but drought-stressed crops may get some relief.
June 16, 2016 | Timely rainfall is keeping Northeast Michigan fields in good condition.
June 9, 2016 | Pests threaten first cutting alfalfa and wheat.
May 26, 2016 | Ten days of dry weather permitted dramatic progress in the field, but rain is needed.
May 19, 2016 | Planting is in full swing as temperatures are on the rise and dry weather continues.