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February 26, 2015 | Lina Rodriguez Salamanca | A prerecorded webinar on vegetable disease management tactics is now available at the Online IPM Academy website.
February 20, 2015 | Heidi Wollaeger | Sensitive plants irrigated with city water can develop fluoride toxicity that results in tip burn.
February 17, 2015 | Heidi Wollaeger | Take air samples close to the suspected heater or boiler and send them to your local lab for analysis.
February 16, 2015 | Kristin Getter | Don’t propagate pests in your propagation house. Remember to inspect incoming propagules.
February 16, 2015 | Tom Dudek | Ethylene from malfunctioning greenhouse heaters may lead to crop injury. Carbon monoxide can lead to worker illness. Know the symptoms and how to check greenhouse heaters to avoid the concern.
February 9, 2015 | Kristin Getter | Is your greenhouse utility bill getting you down? Consider an energy audit to evaluate potential energy savings.
January 30, 2015 | John Stone | The National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual has been revised and a new edition released. This is the study manual Michigan uses to certify Private (RUP) and Commercial Pesticide Applicators and Registered Technicians by examination.
January 30, 2015 | Tom Dudek | Greenhouse growers who raise Boston fern and other fern species need to familiarize themselves with this leaf-feeding caterpillar. Information on its life cycle and management strategies will help you avoid damage.
January 28, 2015 | Ben Phillips | The old CAT Alert system is still in place, but its name has changed to Michigan State University Extension News.
January 27, 2015 | Lyndon Kelley | Agricultural water users in both Indiana and Michigan with the capacity to pump 70 gallons per minute or more need to report their water use by April 1.
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Date: Apr 16, 2015
Location: Luce County MSUE office 14126 Co Rd 428 Newberry, MI
- Enviroweather Weather Data and Pest Modeling
- Farm Information Resource Management (FIRM)
- Farm Soil Sampling
- Greenhouse Energy Conservation Strategies (E3160)
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Proceedings
- MSU Diagnostics Lab
- Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) test locations
- Soil and Plant Nutrient Lab
- Trial Gardens