Backyard Fruit 101
Backyard Fruit 101 is an introductory course designed for individuals beginning to grow fruits. In this course you will learn about the conditions needed to produce fruit and recommendations specific to multiple types of berries and tree fruits. Growing fruits can seem like a challenge. This course will help you learn how soil conditions, climate, integrated pest management, and annual maintenance can yield tasty fruit.
STEP #1: Create your Michigan State University Guest Account by selecting the Create Your MSU Guest Account button below. (For detailed instructions visit the following web page: Instructions: Creating Your Guest Account.) Once you have created your guest account, close your browser and return back to this page.
STEP #2: Click on the button below to login to the registration system with your Guest Account (your email) and Password. Upon registration you will receive an email with instruction on how to login to the course.
STEP #3: Once you are registered you may login to the course.
For more information, please contact David Lowenstein at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any technical problems, please contact the Michigan State University IT Service Desk from 7am-12am Monday through Friday and 10am-12am on Saturday/Sunday, any day that the University is open.
- Phone: (517) 432-6200
- Phone (toll free): 1 (844) 678-6200
Frequently Asked Questions
What is my username/NETID?
Your username (or NET ID) is the email address you used to create your account during registration (you use the same email address/password for registering and for taking the course).
What URL do I go to for logging into the course?
Go to: https://d2l.msu.edu/. You will see the Michigan State University at the top of the page. Login with the email address and password you set during the registration process.
I received a “not authenticated” response when trying to login – what do I do?
A “not authenticated” message is typically an issue with a password not being entered correctly.
I forgot my password – where can I reset it?
If you need to reset your password at any time go to https://auth.msu.edu/ and select the option for "Need help Signing in."