New video series shares tips for farmers selling to local restaurants, retailers and institutions
Published on January 24, 2023
Hear insights from 14 farmers, food entrepreneurs and marketing experts.
Hot crops: Dahlia and lavender production sessions at the 2022 Great Lakes Expo
Published on November 17, 2022
Specialty cut flower program features pro tips and insight from U.S. and Canadian experts.
Attracting and retaining employees: An introductory workshop at the Great Lakes Expo
Published on November 9, 2022
Agricultural labor program on Dec. 6, 2022, features regional specialists in employment and human resources.
Michigan pesticide applicator recertification credits available in person and online before the end of the year
Published on October 31, 2022
Growers needing a few more credits to renew their pesticide applicator license have some online and in-person opportunities available.
The 2022 Greenhouse Growers Expo education schedule offers something for everyone
Published on October 31, 2022
Education topics include retail & marketing, plant production, specialty cut flowers, and more!
Michigan pesticide applicator review sessions, recertifications credits and testing options for fall 2022 and winter 2023
Published on October 17, 2022
Frequently asked questions about when and where pesticide applicators can earn education credits or take the certification exam.
MSU Organic Farmer Training Program now in Detroit and East Lansing
Published on September 16, 2022
New partnership with Keep Growing Detroit leads to a hands-on learning site.
Will gas prices keep employees at home?
Published on June 15, 2022
The cost to employees of filling their gas tank may make some think twice about driving to work. What can employers do to recognize the stress on employees and keep them working?
How profitable does 2022 look for your farm?
Published on April 12, 2022
The MSU Cash Flow Estimator can help your farm answer this question.
Best annual and perennial varieties according to the 2021 Michigan Plant Trials
Published on April 5, 2022
MSU and each cooperating firm in the Michigan Garden Plant Tour trialed varieties throughout last summer and chose their best-of-the-best and visitor favorites from the 2021 trials.
Spring seminar series for specialty cut flower growers
Published on February 23, 2022
Online series addresses some of the most commonly asked questions in specialty cut flower production.
Sign up now for the 2022 MSU Organic Farmer Training Program
Published on January 31, 2022
Hands-on, goal-oriented learning beginning March 7, 2022.
Second careers in sustainable agriculture
Published on January 18, 2022
MSU Organic Farmer Training Program and other MSU programs welcome retirees and career-shifters starting farms.
MSU Organic Farmer Training Program graduates grow their farm vision
Published on December 23, 2021
Nineteen talented beginning and aspiring farmers gain skills to grow food and community.
How do I use less energy to heat my greenhouse?
Published on November 5, 2021
Michigan greenhouse growers talk about some of the ways to save energy in a new video.
Registration is open for the Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo
Published on October 26, 2021
Education schedule offers a valuable assortment of sessions for new and experienced growers.
Cut flower farming: Is it right for you?
Published on October 14, 2021
Considerations and resources for aspiring cut flower farmers in Michigan.
Online tool highlighting Michigan Beginning Farmer Resources released
Published on October 6, 2021
The Map of Michigan Beginning Farmer Resources includes videos, links and program descriptions for over 75 programs to assist beginning and aspiring farmers searching for land, credit, teaching farms, conferences and more.
Beginning farmers, We’ve got news for you!
Published on June 11, 2021
New and beginning farmers can sign up to receive a new monthly newsletter catered to their needs.
2018 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series recordings now available online
Published on July 12, 2018
Fifteen new MSU Extension Beginning Farmer Webinars are now posted and available for free viewing.