Michigan State University Extension’s focus on organic agriculture encompasses all aspects of organic farming ranging from fruit and vegetable production to animal agriculture. Through educational programs and research, MSU Extension helps farmers build sustainable organic farms through strong integrated pest management and enhancing soil health.
November 19, 2014 | Stan Moore | Everyone knows good communication is important in relationships and business, but throw succession planning into the mix and you’ll discover just how important it is.
November 18, 2014 | Lina Rodriguez Salamanca | Vine crop growers should follow these disease management tactics for next growing season. Growers can also learn more about managing gummy stem blight by attending the 2015 Great Lakes Expo educational sessions.
November 17, 2014 | Erin Lizotte | MSU Extension is offering Integrated Pest Management Academy Online, a series of online prerecorded webinars. Commercial and private core pesticide recertification credits are available for Michigan applicators. No registration or fees required.
November 11, 2014 | Matt Grieshop | You may have experience with two and four footed livestock but how about livestock with six or no legs?
November 11, 2014 | Erin Lizotte | Current and future chestnut producers should check out the resources available at the upcoming Great Lakes Expo, Dec. 9-11, 2014, and the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention, Feb. 18-19, 2015.
October 31, 2014 | Phil Tocco | Proposed Food Safety Modernization Act water standards have recently changed, including the number of samples to use when testing irrigation water for fresh produce.
October 31, 2014 | Phil Tocco | Proposed Food Safety Modernization Act water standards have recently changed and are important to be aware of. This article outlines a small portion of the newly proposed water standards and gives information about how to comment.
October 30, 2014 | James DeDecker | Maintaining a minimum amount of crop residue on the soil surface guards against erosion and builds healthy soil.
October 28, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | Residents of the Berrien County Juvenile Center enjoy more fresh fruits and vegetables through the Michigan Farm to School Grant Program and Andrews University CSA.
October 24, 2014 | Terry McLean | Fall is here and we have recorded several killing frosts to date.
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Date: Nov 25, 2014
Date: Dec 9, 2014 - Dec 11, 2014
Location: Devos Place Convention Center and the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids Michigan
- Advanced Soil Organic Matter Management
- Advanced Soil Organic Matter Management (E3137)
- Agrifood Safety Work Group
- Building Soil for Organic and Sustainable Farms
- Building Soil for Organic and Sustainable Farms (E3144)
- Center for Regional Food Systems
- Farm Information Resource Management (FIRM)
- Flaming as a Method of Weed Control in Organic Farming Systems (E3038)
- Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Proceedings
- Michigan State University Organic Farming Exchange
- Michigan State University Organic Pest Management
- Michigan State University Student Organic Farm
- Perennial Wheat
- Transitioning to Certified Organic in Michigan
- Weather - Drought
- Weather - Winter Injury in Plants