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 21, 2017 | Eric Anderson | One way to be eligible for recertification as a pesticide applicator in Michigan is to earn a designated number and type of continuing education credits before your certification expires. How does that work?
March 21, 2017 | Eric Anderson | In Michigan, it is illegal to sell, purchase or apply restricted use pesticides without holding a valid pesticide applicator’s certification or working on your own farm under the direct supervision of someone who does. What is that and how do you get one?
, Michigan State University Extension | In 2015, MSU Extension conducted over 290 field crop programs, reaching approximately 6,600 farmers and agribusiness professionals from 71 counties across the state.
J. E. Doll, and S. S. Snapp | Agricultural biomass, the aboveground plant material that is not grain, is being looked to as a promising renewable energy source for heat and power, ethanol, syngas and bio-oil.
Mark Seamon| Plant biomass—aboveground plant material that is not grain—is widely considered a promising replacement for petroleum for energy (including transportation fuels), plastics, composite materials, textiles and pharmaceuticals.