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.
March 7, 2014 | Nancy Thelen | Agricultural promotion happens each day in numerous ways. Just one example of the importance of sharing ideas and messages about agricultural promotion comes from a recent statewide 4-H event.
March 7, 2014 | Jeff Andresen | While milder weather and some moderation are expected in the short term, medium and longer lead forecast guidance suggests a general continuation of colder than normal temperatures.
March 6, 2014 | Steven Poindexter | Research and observations in 2013 can help producers improve sugarbeet management for future crops.
March 6, 2014 | Steven Poindexter | Successful sugarbeet stand establishment involves managing the key factors that affect emergence.
March 6, 2014 | James DeDecker | Growers can broadcast legume and brassica seeds in late winter to produce inexpensive cover, forage and fertility for years to come.
March 5, 2014 | Jim Isleib | MSU Extension’s 2014 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series is getting good participation from Michigan, several other states, Ontario and even Australia.
March 3, 2014 | Bruce MacKellar | Recent MSU pest management meeting survey shows soybean sudden death syndrome is on the rise in southwestern Michigan fields.
March 3, 2014 | Bruce MacKellar | MSU pest management meeting surveys reveal that Michigan field crop growers are committed to rotating sites of action to post-pone or prevent herbicide resistance.
February 28, 2014 | Stan Moore | Three upcoming Agriculture Labor and Farm Safety Meetings will be held in Bad Axe, Shepherd and Cadillac.
February 28, 2014 | Charles Gould | The new Farm Bill increases funding for energy conservation practice implementation. Complementary funding can be obtained through utility rebates and technical assistance programs.
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Date: Mar 10, 2014
Date: Mar 11, 2014
Location: Bay de Noc Community College Main Campus, Joseph Heirman University Center - 2001 N. Lincoln Rd., Escanaba, MI 49828
Date: Mar 11, 2014
Location: MSU Bioeconomy Institute, 242 Howard St., Holland, MI 49424
- 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.
- 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
- Mid-Michigan Variety Trials
- MSU Diagnostics Lab
- Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) test locations
- Soil and Plant Nutrient Lab
- TARE Variety Trials
- Weather - Drought
- Weed Management in Wheat (E2602)