Tillage field day and in-service on August 8
Published on June 1, 2023
A morning field day at MSU’s Mason Research Farm focused on tillage and soil health will be open to the public. An afternoon in-service diving deeper into these topics will be open to agency staff.
How can I make the best decision on whether to “plant green” this year or not?
Published on June 1, 2023
Farmers that use cover crops can decide to "plant green", which refers to planting a cash crop while the cover crop is still living. This article outlines the potential risks and considerations when deciding whether or not to plant green.
Open Q & A with MSU specialists on June 8 Field Crops Virtual Breakfast Series
Published on May 30, 2023
The June 8 Field Crops Virtual Breakfast Series will allow attendees to ask questions with our specialists in a more open format.
Attend the 2023 Montcalm County Field Day
Published on May 22, 2023
MSU Extension and Michigan Potato Industry Commission will host the 2023 Montcalm County Field Day at the Montcalm Research Center in Lakeview on Aug. 3.
Growing nitrogen with legume cover crops
Published on May 10, 2023
Nitrogen is an essential nutrient for plant growth, but price fluctuations of fertilizers leave farmers looking for alternative solutions. Planting legumes as a cover crop can increase soil nitrogen and perhaps even reduce reliance on fertilizers.
Post-emergence weed control discussed in upcoming Field Crops Virtual Breakfast
Published on April 19, 2023
The April 27 Field Crops Virtual Breakfast will feature Erin Burns on post-emergence weed control in field crops.
Corn and soybean planting considerations
Published on April 13, 2023
Field Crops Virtual Breakfast participants will learn how to adjust planting decisions and practices based on soil and weather conditions and calendar dates.
Alfalfa planting recommendations featured on upcoming Field Crops Virtual Breakfast
Published on April 6, 2023
The April 13 Field Crops Virtual Breakfast will feature Kim Cassida on establishing alfalfa stands.
Soil fertility considerations for corn, soybeans and wheat
Published on March 30, 2023
The Field Crops Virtual Breakfast series continues on April 6 with Kurt Steinke discussing fertility considerations when growing corn, soybeans and wheat.
Field Crops Virtual Breakfast series to kick off new growing season March 30, 2023
Published on March 8, 2023
This free weekly series for farmers and agribusinesses focuses on a wide array of relevant field crop pest and crop management topics during the growing season.