New staff breathes life into U.P. Incubator Farm
Three new MSU staff members and one intern rejuvenate the North Farm at the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, MI. Their goal is to develop an incubator farm at the site to improve agricultural knowledge throughout the region.
Evaluating malting barley varieties for Michigan growers, brewers
Researchers at the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center are evaluating malting barley varieties for yield, strength of stalk and malt quality for farmers interested in growing the crop, and for Michigan brewers who hope to locally source it.
Enhancing farm systems for Michigan's U.P.
Researchers at the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center are taking a systems approach to farming, interfacing soil health, plant agriculture and animal agriculture for producers in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
Building an integrated food system for the U.P.
Researchers and educators at the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center focus on three areas of agriculture research: integrating crop and livestock systems, improving soil health and fertility, and building region-specific food systems.
Fostering soil health in northern climates
Researchers at Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center are developing practices that improve the overall health of people, animals and soil with integrated cropping systems.
Optimizing hoop houses for vegetable production in the U.P.
Scientists and educators at Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center are optimizing hoop houses to extend the growing season in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.