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Marissa Schuh is a commercial vegetable production educator covering multiple counties in southeast Michigan. Through Michigan State University Extension, she works with commercial vegetable producers, regardless of size or target market, to develop and maintain production strategies that are profitable and sustainable. She meets one-on-one with producers to perform pest and disease scouting and identification as well as provides consultation on production concerns. She also reports on emergent issues, creates educational resources, participates in on-farm research and organizes programming. Other areas Marissa works in include pollinator health and on-farm food safety. In addition, she teaches entomology in the agriculture program at Monroe County Community College. She has a B.A. from Luther College (Decorah, IA) in Biology and English, and an M.S. in Entomology from Michigan State University.
May 23, 2018 | Drier and warmer weather is on deck, keep an eye out for insect damage.
May 16, 2018 | After a week of rainy days, field preparation and planting have ground to a halt.
May 9, 2018 | Just as things dry out, more rain is in the forecast. Cabbage maggot flies are starting to emerge across the region.
May 2, 2018 | High temperatures and low relative humidity have dried out top soils, but field prep and planting are finally in full swing.
May 2, 2018 | Tough love in the greenhouse means less heartbreak in the field from bacterial spot..
April 25, 2018 | After a cold and long winter, it finally feels like spring has arrived in our region.
April 6, 2018 | Although the Food Safety Modernization Act allows nine methods for testing agricultural water, finding labs to do these tests can be tricky. Use this map to find a lab near you.
March 13, 2018 | Before you can plant sweet corn, you have to order seeds, and to order seeds you have to wade through seed catalogs. Use this primer to understand abbreviations, evaluate the claims and make the right picks for your farm.
January 8, 2018 | Michigan State University Extension’s 2018 winter meetings offer updates on pest and crop management, as well necessary information on new regulations.
September 6, 2017 | Cooler temperatures slow plant development.