• Ions in Irrigation Water That Can Cause Problems in Christmas Tree Production

    Published on January 1, 2023
    Dr. Fernandez discusses essential elements that could be included in fertilizer, and how improper fertilizer handling and storage can cause problems if wells or reservoirs are contaminated.

  • Un-yielding: Evidence for the agriculture transformation we need

    Published on December 28, 2022
    Through a broad review of the current state of agriculture, desired futures, and the possible pathways to reach them, the authors argue that while trade-offs between some ecosystem services are unavoidable, the same need not be true of the end benefits.

  • Health & Nutrient Label Claims

    Published on December 15, 2022
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorizes three types of health label claims. The intention of these claims is to inform and market to consumers based on scientific evidence supporting the health impact of ingredients.

  • 2022 Michigan Corn Hybrids Compared

    Published on December 8, 2022
    Michigan State University conducts the Michigan Corn Performance Trials each year to determine yield and quality performance for corn hybrids throughout the state of Michigan.

  • 2022 Summer Squash Cultivar Trial

    Published on December 7, 2022
    Results from the 2022 summer squash cultivar trial at the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center.

  • 2022 Specialty Pepper Cultivar Trial

    Published on December 7, 2022
    Results from the 2022 specialty pepper cultivar trial at the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center.

  • Farmland Rental Negotiations

    Published on December 6, 2022
    This publication reviews how to approach rent negotiations with potential and existing landowners.

  • Michigan Tart Cherry Cost of Production Study 2022

    Published on December 6, 2022
    Michigan is the dominant tart-cherry-producing state in the United States, boasting 75% of the nation’s tart cherry acreage.

  • 2022 Bell Pepper Cultivar Trial

    Published on December 5, 2022
    Results from the 2022 bell pepper cultivar trial at the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center.

  • 2022 Seedless Pickling Cucumber Cultivar Trial

    Published on December 2, 2022
    Results from the 2022 pickling cucumber cultivar trial at the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center.