Monica services the central western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Her position covers a large variety of crop production including edible dry beans, potato and integrated crop and livestock systems. Monica is also a part of the North Central Cropping System Academy developing educational resources for farmer driven technologies.
October 18, 2016 | After a successful growing season, the 2016 Upper Peninsula potato trial results are in, accounting for 32 different varieties. The top six are noted.
October 18, 2016 | Michigan’s Upper Peninsula reported adequate field crop yields despite a dry July and wet fall.
September 19, 2016 | Incorporating a cover crop into commercially grown potatoes could help with soil health and pest pressures. Research is being conducted in Michigan's northern Lower and Upper Peninsulas.