Resources

  • Pesticide Review for Private Applicators

    Published on April 13, 2020

    This webinar was created for private applicators looking to review the core manual before taking the verbal test with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD).

  • Farmers Helping Farmers with Farm Stress

    Published on March 30, 2020

    Knowing the signs and symptoms of stress in agriculture is critical. The webinar will also describe warning signs of suicide and available resources to help support someone in need.

  • Hemp Production in Michigan

    Published on March 23, 2020

    Michigan agriculture is one year into the redevelopment of our state’s hemp industry. Much has been accomplished, but the rules of the game continue to evolve.

  • Woodlot Management

    Published on March 16, 2020

    This talk will cover the basics of woodlot management to meet a variety of goals, including the production of non-timber forest products.

  • Emergent Pests and Diseases

    Published on March 2, 2020

    An update on the current status and 2019 research results with tar spot in corn will be shared. Insect pests such as corn earworm that made an appearance in parts of Michigan in 2019 will also be addressed.

  • Weed Management Challenges that Lurk for 2020

    Published on February 24, 2020

    The 2019 field season is one that many of us would like to forget. High numbers of weed escapes and several unmanaged prevented plant acres will lead to greater weed management challenges as we head into the 2020 field season.

  • Corn, Wheat and Soybean Price Outlook

    Published on February 17, 2020

    We'll look at the price outlook for both the 2019-20 and 2020-21 crop marketing years for corn, wheat and soybeans to consider pricing strategies. We'll also consider the price outlook may mean for the PLC/ARC program which must be made by March 15.

  • Late and Prevented Planting Issues: Lessons Learned from 2019

    Published on February 10, 2020

    Looking back at the lessons learned from 2019, this session will focus on agronomic and financial strategies farms can use to become more resilient moving forward. How to better prepare for or manage against the risks that years like 2019 bring with them.