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.
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 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.
January 23, 2015 | Jim Isleib | Evaluation of 2014 MSU Extension’s Beginning Farmer Webinar Series shows positive results.
January 19, 2015 | Tom Dudek | Michigan State University’s Horticulture Demonstration Garden’s list of the Top Performing Annuals can give greenhouse growers, landscapers and gardeners some great performing plants to choose from in 2015.
January 16, 2015 | Heidi Wollaeger | Learn how consumers, landscapers and commercial nurseries and greenhouses can protect pollinators in the landscape. The session will also cover 2014 marketing research on the public perception of conventional and alternative pest control practices.
December 31, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | The MSU Product Center is the go-to place for food, agriculture, bio-economy, and natural resources-based business counseling.
December 23, 2014 | Melissa Elischer | When you set out your milk and cookies for Santa, bake your ham, eat your vegetables and enjoy a holiday feast, be sure to thank the farmers that brought these products to your table.
December 22, 2014 | Jim Hilker | The MSU Farm Bill Analyzer helps farmers calculate Farm Bill decisions.
December 15, 2014 | Christina Curell | Need some help making a decision on which clover you should use as a cover crop?
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Date: Feb 3, 2015 - Feb 3, 2015
Location: Ottawa County Fillmore Complex Main Conference Room, 12220 Fillmore Street, West Olive, MI 49460
Date: Feb 18, 2015 - Mar 19, 2015
Location: 490 South Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, MI 49064
Date: Feb 18, 2015 - Mar 19, 2015
Location: 490 South Paw Paw Street Lawrence, MI 49064
- 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 Department of Forestry
- MSU Diagnostics Lab
- Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) test locations
- Soil and Plant Nutrient Lab
- Weather - Drought
- Weather - Winter Injury in Plants