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.
December 5, 2013 | Mallory Fournier | Establishing an integrated pest management program with diligent scouting is crucial for any farm.
December 4, 2013 | James DeDecker | Cover crops can contribute to weed management in some unexpected ways.
December 4, 2013 | James DeDecker | When applied correctly, cover cropping can have benefits beyond soil health.
December 4, 2013 | Dennis Pennington | Perennial grass dries quickly after cutting, ready to bale in a day.
December 4, 2013 | Ron Goldy | Plant essential nutrients exist as anions and cations. What does that mean for plant production and why should growers be aware?
December 3, 2013 | Joanne Davidhizar | Connecting with new buyers and markets for fruit and vegetable growers is made easier through the MarketMaker exhibit and the Meet the Buyers reception at the Great Lakes EXPO Dec. 10-12.
December 2, 2013 | George Silva | The Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update for Agribusiness featuring MSU experts, pest management recommendations and pesticide certification credits is scheduled for December 13.
December 2, 2013 | Rob Sirrine | Register now for the 2014 Integrated Pest Management Academy held February 18-19, 2014, in Okemos, Mich.
November 27, 2013 | Jerry Lindquist | The delayed harvest of grain crops in Michigan this year has put farm equipment operators and motorists at risk as they attempt to share the roadways in the month with the shortest daylight period of the year.
November 27, 2013 | Jerry Lindquist | The bale grazing concept of devising ways to feed and care for livestock with less labor input continues to grow in popularity and expand in creativity.
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: Dec 5, 2013
Location: Ubly Heights Golf Course, 2409 East Atwater Road, Ubly, MI 48475
Date: Dec 6, 2013
Location: Country View Golf Course, 25393 Hwy. 40, Dover Center, Ontario, Canada NOP 1LO
Date: Dec 9, 2013
Location: Taymouth Township Hall, 4343 E. Birch Run Rd., Birch Run
- 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
- Crop Production in the U.P.
- Drought Resources
- Enviroweather Weather Data and Pest Modeling
- Farm Information Resource Management (FIRM)
- Farm Soil Sampling
- 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 Diagnostics Lab
- Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) test locations
- Soil and Plant Nutrient Lab
- TARE Variety Trials
- Weed Management in Wheat (E2602)