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MSU Variety Testing Data
MDARD Pesticide Training Times and Locations
Assessing common factors of success among Michigan’s Upper Peninsula beginning farmers
2017 Custom Work Rates
MSU Extension oil and gas lease education for landowners
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Michigan Hay Sellers List
MSU Diagnostic Services
MSU Soil and Plant Nutrient Lab
MSU Irrigation Information
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Management

A Decision Support Guide for Ecological Weed Management
Advantages of Fluid Fertilizers
Agricultural Water Use Reporting
Agrotain
Alfalfa Insect Pests
Alfalfa weevil in Michigan
Applying Biosolids to Land in Michigan
Bean leaf Beetle in Michigan
Biologial Control of Insects
Black Cutworm in Michigan
Business Plan for an Established Business
Business Plan for Startup Business
Calendar for Insects in Michigan Field Crops
Cash Farm Lease with Flexible Provisions
Chemical Treatment of Agronomic Seeds
Clean Up Your Act!
Common Poisonous Plants
Common Weed Seedlings o the North Central States
Corn blotch leafminer in Michigan
Corn Rootworm Rating System
Cover Crop Choices for Michigan
Detecting and avoiding nematode problems
Developing a Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan
Do you suspect herbicide resistance
Don’t confuse potato leafhopper nymphs with soybean aphid!
Dry Bean Insect Pests
E-1582 Bulletin Exercise
Early season soil pests
Efficiency in Herbicide Applications
Emergency Planning for the Farm
Enhancement and Updating of the MSUFR and MSUNM Computer Programs
Enhancement and Updating of the MSUFR and MSUNM Computer Programs
European Chafer in Michigan
European corn borer
Evaluating rootworm damage and soil insecticide performance
Factors affecting rootworm damage and soil
Field Corn Insect Pests
Free Screening for Herbicide Resistand Marestail in Soybean Production Systems
Frost versus Insects
Guidlines on Buying High Moisture Shelled Corn
Hay and Pasture Insect Pests
How to use this Bulletin
Ice versus insects
Impact of spring weather on field crops insects
Insect and Nematode Control in Michigan Field Crops
Insects attacking early-planted corn and Beans
Insects in stored grain
International Benefits to Michigan Agriculture
KBrownfields and Michigan Communities
Know the Drill - Clean up a Spill!
Lime for Michigan Soils
Managing pesticides on dry beans
Managing pesticides on hay and forage to avoid contaminating water
Managing White Campion in No-Tillage Systems
Michigan Drift Management Plan
Michigan Field Crops Insect Calendar
MSU Crop Management And Field Diagnostic School
MSU Diagnostic Services Sample Submission
MSU Nutrient Recommendations Calculator
MSU pesticide education resources available on-line free of charge
Much is revealed, on edges of fields
N-P-K Fertilizers
Nematodes in Field Crops
Nitrate - A drinking water concern
Nitrogen Fertilizers, N-P-K Fertilizers
Nitrogen losses from soil
Nitrogen losses from soil, Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations
Nutrient management to protect groundwater
Nutrient Removal by Several Michigan Field Crops
Oilseed Radish: A New Cover Crop for Michigan
Pelletized Lime in Michigan
Pest management newsletters and email lists
Pest management suppliers
Phosphate Fertilizers, N-P-K Fertilizers
Phosphorus for Crop Production
Poncho replant restrictions
Potassium for crop production
Potato leafhopper arrival dates
Potato Leafhoppers in Michigan
Rainfast periods for insecticides
Reading a Pesticide Label
Registration Form Michigan Agricultural Water Use Reporting
Regulation No. 642. on Farm Fertilizer Bulk Storage
Safety and environmental information for insecticides and nematicides used in field and forage crops
Sampling Soils for Fertilizer and Lime Recommendations
Screening for Herbicide
Seed Treatments registered for soil insect pests of field corn
Seeding Practices for Michigan Crops
Selecting forms of nitrogen fertilizer
Silo Capacities of Cornage Per Foot of Height
Small Grain insect pests
Snailcase bagworm
Soybean aphid overwintering
Soybean Insect Pests
Spider mite in Michigan
Submittla Form
Sugar Beet Insect Pests
Sulfur for crop production
Summary of sulfur fertilization studies
Telefarm Answers Your Questions

Disease

Detecting and avoiding nematode problems
International Benefits to Michigan Agriculture
MSU Diagnostic Services Sample Submission
MSU pesticide education resources available on-line free of charge
Pest management newsletters and email lists
Pest management suppliers
Submittla Form

Financial

Cash Farm Lease with Flexible Provisions
Telefarm Answers Your Questions

Insects

Alfalfa Insect Pests
Alfalfa weevil in Michigan
Bean leaf Beetle in Michigan
Biologial Control of Insects
Black Cutworm in Michigan
Calendar for Insects in Michigan Field Crops
Corn blotch leafminer in Michigan
Corn Rootworm Rating System
Don’t confuse potato leafhopper nymphs with soybean aphid!
Dry Bean Insect Pests
E-1582 Bulletin Exercise
Early season soil pests
European Chafer in Michigan
European corn borer
Evaluating rootworm damage and soil insecticide performance
Factors affecting rootworm damage and soil
Field Corn Insect Pests
Frost versus Insects
Hay and Pasture Insect Pests
How to use this Bulletin
Ice versus insects
Impact of spring weather on field crops insects
Insect and Nematode Control in Michigan Field Crops
Insects attacking early-planted corn and Beans
Insects in stored grain
Know the Drill - Clean up a Spill!
Managing pesticides on dry beans
Managing pesticides on hay and forage to avoid contaminating water
Michigan Field Crops Insect Calendar
MSU Diagnostic Services Sample Submission
Much is revealed, on edges of fields
Nematodes in Field Crops
Pest management newsletters and email lists
Pest management suppliers
Poncho replant restrictions
Potato leafhopper arrival dates
Potato Leafhoppers in Michigan
Rainfast periods for insecticides
Safety and environmental information for insecticides and nematicides used in field and forage crops
Seed Treatments registered for soil insect pests of field corn
Small Grain insect pests
Snailcase bagworm
Soybean aphid overwintering
Soybean Insect Pests
Spider mite in Michigan
Sugar Beet Insect Pests
These ladybugs are driving me crazy!
Weather and insect development
What Kind of Grub do I Have?

Nutrient Management

Advantages of Fluid Fertilizers
Agrotain
Applying Biosolids to Land in Michigan
Developing a Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan
Lime for Michigan Soils
MSU Nutrient Recommendations Calculator
N-P-K Fertilizers
Nitrate - A drinking water concern
Nitrogen Fertilizers, N-P-K Fertilizers
Nitrogen losses from soil
Nitrogen losses from soil, Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations
Nutrient management to protect groundwater
Nutrient Removal by Several Michigan Field Crops
Pelletized Lime in Michigan
Phosphate Fertilizers, N-P-K Fertilizers
Phosphorus for Crop Production
Potassium for crop production
Regulation No. 642. on Farm Fertilizer Bulk Storage
Sampling Soils for Fertilizer and Lime Recommendations
Selecting forms of nitrogen fertilizer
Sulfur for crop production
Summary of sulfur fertilization studies
Urea
Utilizing Biosolids on Agricultural Land
What happens to Anhydrous Ammonia in Soil

Other

Business Plan for an Established Business
Business Plan for Startup Business
Chemical Treatment of Agronomic Seeds
Clean Up Your Act!
Common Poisonous Plants
Cover Crop Choices for Michigan
Emergency Planning for the Farm
KBrownfields and Michigan Communities
Michigan Drift Management Plan
Oilseed Radish: A New Cover Crop for Michigan
Reading a Pesticide Label
Seeding Practices for Michigan Crops
Silo Capacities of Cornage Per Foot of Height

Research

A Decision Support Guide for Ecological Weed Management
Efficiency in Herbicide Applications
Enhancement and Updating of the MSUFR and MSUNM Computer Programs
Enhancement and Updating of the MSUFR and MSUNM Computer Programs
MSU Crop Management And Field Diagnostic School
Tracking Soilborne Diseases in Bean through Integrated Management
Utilizing DNA-Based Techniques to Evaluate Genetic Diversity of Common Dandelion in Michigan and the

Water Use

Agricultural Water Use Reporting
Registration Form Michigan Agricultural Water Use Reporting

Weeds

Common Weed Seedlings o the North Central States
Do you suspect herbicide resistance
Free Screening for Herbicide Resistand Marestail in Soybean Production Systems
Guidlines on Buying High Moisture Shelled Corn
Managing White Campion in No-Tillage Systems
MSU Diagnostic Services Sample Submission
MSU pesticide education resources available on-line free of charge
Pest management newsletters and email lists
Pest management suppliers
Screening for Herbicide
Submittla Form
Toxicity, Identification, and Control of Hoaty Alyssum in Forages

CropASyst Nutrient Management Training 2015

MAEAP Nutrient Management Training 2015 - George Silva
Michigan Cropping Systems 2015 - George Silva

Why Farmers Care? Marilyn Thelen
Understanding the Farm Nutrient Management Plan - Marilyn Thelen

Vegetable Nutrient Management - Ben Phillips

Uagricultural-mapping-system-DJIAS Learning Network

Applications

    1.  Crop Scouting
    2. Measuring of plant stress and health via NDVI (Normalized Difference Vegetation Index)
    3. Mapping
    4. Inventory (nursery plants)
    5. Pesticide application (Yamaha R-max)
    6. Bio control (dispersion od lady bugs to combat aphids)
    7. Animal management
    8. Mass calculation

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  • NDVI (Normalized differnce vegetation index)
  • Thermal
  • Infrared
  • Near Infrared
  • LiDAR (radar system)
  • Misc. (pollen, moisture, wind, pressure, etc.)      

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