Native bees can be harnessed for pollination services on the farm and in the garden. Because these bees do not make honey, they do not swarm, most of them rarely sting, and do not require heavy lifting from the beekeeper. This webinar explores the possibilities and techniques for keeping solitary cavity-nesting bees, such as leafcutter bees and mason bees.
March 20, 2018 | Mike Staton | On-farm soybean seed treatment trials produced mixed results in 2017. Because of this, we are looking for 20 cooperators that want to determine the actual yield and income benefits of the seed treatments they plan to use in 2018.
March 20, 2018 | Mike Staton | Michigan soybean producers conduct on-farm research trials as part of the SMaRT program. The 2018 projects have been identified and producers are encouraged to participate.
Kate Withers, Michigan State University Crop and Soil Science Department | Switchgrass is a native perennial grass that has been selected as a model lignocellulosic feedstock for biofuel production. This is intended to provide Michigan growers with information on establishing and maintaining a switchgrass stand in a suitable way.