Nursery & Christmas Trees
Michigan’s climate, soils, and centralized location combine to make Michigan a national leader in the production of landscape nursery stock and Christmas trees. Michigan State University Extension’s programing for the nursery and Christmas tree industries involves field Extension educators, campus based Extension specialists and researchers who provide timely and relevant educational programming. Our goal is deliver the latest science-based information to keep Michigan producers competitive and profitable in today’s economy.
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 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 | Heidi Wollaeger | Milk has been shown to be an effective alternative disinfectant for greenhouse tools to prevent the manual transmission of viruses.
March 3, 2014 | Heidi Wollaeger | Scout incoming propagules for thrips and release beneficials regularly.
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.
February 24, 2014 | Heidi Wollaeger | Marketing Bootcamp will help you understand your customer base, create stimulating displays and increase sales.
February 14, 2014 | Curtis Talley, Jr. | MSU Extension surveyed oil and gas attorneys indicating that 56 percent reduced potential royalty deductions from post production costs by at least 75 percent.
February 14, 2014 | James DeDecker | Pesticide applicators in Michigan can now keep their certifications current with minimal investment in time and travel.
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.
Find an Expert»
Events»View more events »
Date: Mar 12, 2014
Location: Portage District Library, West Lake Room, 300 Library Lane, Portage, MI 49002
Date: Mar 12, 2014
Location: Franklin Inn, 1070 E. Huron Avenue, Bad Axe MI, 48413
Date: Mar 19, 2014
Location: Wexford County MSU Extension, 401 N. Lake Street, Cadillac MI, 49601
- Biological Control of Insect Pests in Forested Ecosystems (E2679)
- Boxwood blight disease identified in North America
- Conducting a Water Application Uniformity Evaluation for a Micro Irrigation System in the Nursery
- Conducting a Water Application Uniformity Evaluation for an Overhead Sprinkler Irrigation System
- Enviroweather Weather Data and Pest Modeling
- Farm Soil Sampling
- Greenhouse Energy Conservation Strategies (E3160)
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Proceedings
- Integrated Pest Management Resources
- Michigan Christmas Tree Growers Association
- Michigan State University Christmas tree Area of Expertise Team
- Michigan State University Department of Forestry
- MSU Diagnostics Lab
- Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) test locations
- Soil and Plant Nutrient Lab
- Weather - Drought