Michigan State University Extension provides research-based field crop production recommendations and resources. Assistance is accessible through educational programs, fact sheets, bulletins, articles, websites and individual contacts. The goal is to improve crop production efficiency through increased yields, improved quality, decreased input costs, protected yields and new technologies.
May 23, 2013 | Marilyn Thelen | A good pest management program starts with the early identification. When pests are correctly identified early, there are more options. MSU Diagnostic Services can identify those pests and help save crops, time and money.
May 23, 2013 | Paul Gross | Rain, rain, go away! Central Michigan fields are saturated with standing water in many locations.
May 23, 2013 | Fred Springborn | Rapid progress followed by more rain delays in the west central region.
May 23, 2013 | Bruce MacKellar | Recent wet conditions have left standing water in some fields in the southwest region; however, most of the lower areas will avoid stand loss.
May 23, 2013 | James DeDecker | Growers pushed to plant multiple crops last weekend before the rains hit. Now, it’s all about waiting out the weather.
May 23, 2013 | Faith Cullens | According to PEAQ stick measurements and GDD, hay is ready in Southeast Michigan
May 23, 2013 | Beth Bishop | Understanding and using accumulated growing degree days can help you know when to expect pests. This is one of the services Enviro-weather offers Michigan growers.
May 23, 2013 | Dan Rossman | Producers made tremendous progress in getting corn and soybeans planted last week before rain halted most all field work earlier this week.
May 23, 2013 | Jan Byrne | Growers and gardeners can prevent phytotoxicity with these precautions.
May 23, 2013 | George Silva | Identifying the right fields and some prep work are critical to achieving the desired results from the pre-sidedress soil nitrate test.
To find an MSU Extension expert who covers your location or to find an expert in your area of interest, please visit the MSU Extension Expert Search. To reach an MSU Extension county office, call toll-free 1-888-678-3464.
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Date: Jun 15, 2013
Location: Reid Dairy Farm, LLC, 7096 Vincent Road, Jeddo, MI 48032
Date: Jul 13, 2013
Location: Walt Dairy Farm 8099 W. Arthur St. Coopersville, Mi 49404
Date: Sep 7, 2013
Location: Black Locust Farms, LLC. 5644 N. Derby Rd Stanton, Mi 48888
- 2012 Weed Control Guide for Field Crops (E0434)
- 2012 Weed Control Guide for Vegetable Crops (E0433)
- Advanced Soil Organic Matter Management (E3137)
- Breakfast on the Farm
- Drought Resources
- Enviroweather Weather Data and Pest Modeling
- Farm Information Resource Management (FIRM)
- Fertilizer Recommendation Program
- Field Crops Team
- Forage Information Systems
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Proceedings
- Integrated Pest Management Resources
- Michigan State University Bioeconomy Network
- Michigan State University Extension Bioenergy
- MSU Plant Diagnostics Lab
- Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) test locations
- Soil and Plant Nutrient Lab
- Weed Management in Wheat (E2602)