The 2023 Start Garden 100 pitch competition is open
Published on May 30, 2023
Entrepreneurs can pitch their idea through a 100-second video submission for a chance to win $20,000 to start their business.
Michigan hop crop report – May 18, 2023
Published on May 22, 2023
Downy mildew is active and visible in Michigan hopyards.
Part 2 of the preventative controls for human food training course is now available to take
Published on May 9, 2023
Michigan State University Extension is now offering on-site group training for Michigan food companies!
Hop crop report for the week of May 1, 2023
Published on May 8, 2023
This is the first hop crop report for the season.
What is Mi Fresh Fish?
Published on April 18, 2023
COVID-19 funds launch of a Michigan fisheries consumer educational marketing campaign.
Right to Farm Act can preempt local regulation authority, but not all local regulations
Published on April 11, 2023
Many statutes and laws result in limiting local government’s ability to adopt and enforce regulations. Most are straightforward, but the Right to Farm Act preemption is confusing, changing and only preempts local regulation of certain things.
National Institute of Food and Agriculture awards MSU Center for Regional Food Systems $3.45 million to Expand Culturally Relevant Support for Farm and Food Business owners
Published on March 30, 2023
Over the next five years, MSU CRFS will work with MSU Extension, Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS), and the Julian Samora Institute to develop resources for inclusive farm business engagement.
MSU Extension partnership receives USDA funding to expand urban orcharding in Detroit
Published on March 8, 2023
Funding will support a collaborative partnership leading the charge to expand fruit and nut production for urban farmers and backyard growers in Detroit.
Ten things to remember about composting during the winter
Published on March 6, 2023
Healthy organisms in a balanced compost will be active, hot, and produce steam even in the winter.
Mentors matter for new farmers
Published on February 28, 2023
Michigan Sustainable Farm Mentors program connects 42 beginning and aspiring farmers with experienced farmers.