• Moving Michigan dairy farms towards climate and weather resiliency

    Published on April 21, 2023
    Several management strategies are available to help cows cope with heat stress minimizing its negative effects.

  • Insecticide Options for Box Tree Moth Management

    Published on April 14, 2023
    This fact sheet contains a preliminary list of insecticide options for managing box tree moth in nurseries and landscapes.

  • Box Tree Moth Alert

    Published on April 14, 2023
    Use the information provided in this tip sheet to look for box tree moth (BTM) and report any possible sightings.

  • Insecticides for Managing Box Tree Moth

    Published on April 14, 2023
    This list of insecticides focuses primarily on insecticides that are available to commercial operations (nurseries, greenhouses and landscapes), and is developed based on insecticides registered for management of caterpillars in general.

  • The Outlook for Michigan Agriculture 2023

    Published on April 11, 2023
    This analysis outlines the outlook for agriculture with a particular emphasis on commodities of particular importance to Michigan.

  • Cover Crop Termination

    Published on March 31, 2023
    Developing a termination strategy for cover crops is an essential part of the planning process to ensure there is no interference with the planting or management of the subsequent cash crop.

  • Bulletin E-3427 Introduction to Renting Farmland

    Published on March 30, 2023
    Whether you raise crops or livestock, all production activities can be traced back to the need for land. This publication offers guidance about how to navigate through the rental process for farmland and how to reduce the anxiety that often comes with it.

  • Producing a Value-Added Product on the Farm Series

    Published on March 13, 2023
    Producing a value-added product on your farm can be a great way to generate additional revenue. The information on this sheet may help you decide if adding a product is right for your farm business and take you through the major steps involved.

  • The Anatomy of a Soil Test Report

    Published on March 9, 2023
    A summary of how to understand a soil test report to help you best understand and analyze the results to make effective farm management and soil fertility decisions.

  • Supporting Michigan's Agriculture Community

    Published on March 8, 2023
    Combining farm business management expertise with mental and behavioral health expertise, MSU Extension's innovative farm stress management programming supports the mental health needs of those working in the agriculture industry.