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.
November 23, 2011 | Jill O’Donnell and Mary Wilson | To some, Christmas isn’t Christmas without a real tree. Learn how to select the “perfect” tree for your home.
November 22, 2011 | Thomas A. Dudek, R. Thomas Fernandez and Roger Betz | In this second article of a three-part series, learn about MSU Extension’s new, low-cost financial management software that will help nursery growers manage their business. A workshop on the software will be offered at the Great Lakes Expo.
November 17, 2011 | Lyndon Kelley | When planning a new irrigation system for your farm a little organization can help avoid mistakes. The following check list has been collected from several well-seasoned irrigators and irrigation sale people.
November 17, 2011 | Dale R. Mutch | If you have ideas on enhancing sustainable agriculture on farms, you still have time to submit an individual, partner or group NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grant.
November 14, 2011 | Jeanne Himmelein | If your greenhouse workers use a respirator when applying pesticides, you may want to review these requirements for respiratory protective equipment.
November 8, 2011 | Christina Curell | Managing soil properly not only will protect our natural resources but it will also save farmers financial resources.
November 8, 2011 | Christina Curell | Now is the time to get your sprayer properly winterized and ready for next spring.
November 8, 2011 | Curtis Talley Jr. | Keywords: Expiration of Primary Term, Royalty and Negotiations, are covered in this article.
November 8, 2011 | Curtis Talley Jr. | Keywords: Disposition of Brine or Other Chemicals, Construction of Support Facilities and Pooling are covered in this article.
November 7, 2011 | Thomas A. Dudek | Duplachionaspis divergens (Green) has been detected in Michigan greenhouses and nurseries and attacks a variety of ornamental grasses. Little information is known about its lifecycle and potential for damage, but here are some options for control.
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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