Resources

  • Greenhouse Disease Management

    Published on April 8, 2021
    Suggested treatments for common greenhouse pathogens of floriculture crops including botrytis, powdery mildew, downy mildew, phytophthora, pythium, rhizoctonia, etc. This information is for educational purposes only.

  • Food Product Dates

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Two types of dating may be found on product labels; open and closed dating.

  • Hormone Label Claims

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Hormones are naturally produced chemical messenger substance found in both plants and animals.

  • Antibiotic Label Claims

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Antibiotics are substances that are produced by one microorganism and have the ability to kill or inhibit growth or multiplication of other microorganisms.

  • GMO Label Claims

    Published on April 6, 2021
    A GMO is a plant, animal, or other organism that has had a gene from another organism transferred into it as an addition or replacement.

  • Food Label Claims

    Published on April 6, 2021
    All information on food labels must not be false or misleading.

  • Critical Spring Temperatures for Tree Fruit Bud Development Stages

    Published on March 30, 2021
    Table of common tree fruit with bud stage names and the critical temperature ranges that will cause between 10% and 90% injury to the flower buds, all on one page.

  • Picture Table of Critical Spring Temperatures for Tree Fruit Bud Development Stages

    Published on March 30, 2021
    Picture table of common tree fruit with bud stage names and the critical temperature ranges that will cause between 10% and 90% injury to the flower buds, three pages long.

  • An Assessment of Manure-based Compost Markets in Michigan

    Published on March 15, 2021
    A report that farmers can use to make informed decisions about making compost from manure and other agricultural byproducts to increase farm income by selling compost to consumers. The report updates a similar effort that was conducted in 2005.

  • Webinar Series: Loan Preparation for New and Beginning Farmers

    Published on March 8, 2021
    Loans are an important tool for growing any business and if approached with the right groundwork, can be a beneficial part of your farm business development.