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Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute
Brad Baughman serves as your Horticulture Educator for Berrien County. His primary responsibilities are to ensure that juice grape and wine grape growers have the informational resources they need to succeed, through teaching, collaboration with researchers, and educational events. Brad also serves as a point of contact for pesticide safety, fruit production, and small-scale agriculture.
He is also adjunct faculty at Southwestern Michigan College in Dowagiac.Other MSU Extension educators who are resources for horticultural crop production in Southwest Michigan:
May 12, 2015 | Learn about pest insect life cycles and effective disease spraying during bloom at the in-season grape grower meeting, June 3 in Berrien Springs.
May 12, 2015 | Apple bloom is ending, blueberry bloom has begun and overall fruit crops look good.
May 12, 2015 | Cover spring grapevine growth with fungicides or other protectants this rainy spring.
April 21, 2015 | Stone fruit bloom has begun. Cooler weather should slow plants down with frost risk towards the weekend.
March 9, 2015 | Michigan State University Extension will host a series of in-season integrated pest management (IPM) meetings for grape growers in Michigan, with the first kick-off meeting March 24.
January 26, 2015 | Vertical shoot positioning and top wire cordon training systems for hybrid grape vines will be discussed during the Northern Grapes Project webinar on Feb. 10, 2015.
December 30, 2014 | Michigan State University Extension will host Ag Action Day 2015, an agriculture and home horticulture networking and educational event, Jan. 30, in Oshtemo Township, Michigan.