First cucurbit downy mildew spores identified in air samples in Allegan County
Published on May 27, 2021
Growers are urged to scout early plantings of cucumber and melon for downy mildew.
Frost and freezing temperatures and ways to protect plants
Published on May 20, 2021
Many locations in Michigan saw multiple freeze and frost events last week. There are numerous ways agricultural producers and home gardeners can protect crops and plants.
Caleb Spall awarded prestigious industry scholarship
Published on May 18, 2021
Caleb plans to use the scholarship funds to share his research and learn more about the industry at domestic and international conferences.
Vegetable pesticide series: Can I use it in the greenhouse?
Published on May 12, 2021
A greenhouse chemical usage guide for vegetable growers.
Songwen Zhang plans to use her Ph.D. degree to continue solving fruit production problems
Published on May 3, 2021
Songwen chose an advanced degree in horticulture because horticulture is a field where researchers can help feed the world with their scientific findings
What are my options when renewing my pesticide certification?
Published on April 15, 2021
Pesticide applicators can now take their certification exam remotely.
Utility companies offer incentives for energy-efficient lighting
Published on February 24, 2021
Check with your utility provider to see if there are rebates or incentives to install energy-efficient lighting.
Return of the Coronavirus Relief Programs for agriculture - Webinar Recording Available
Published on February 19, 2021
Through this recorded webinar you will learn about new legislation and program changes to assist farmers.
Cashing in on gardening motivations
Published on February 12, 2021
Tune into a live webcast with Bridget Behe for guidance on the 2021 retail season.
Agricultural professionals in extension services worldwide build new relationships between culturally diverse systems
Published on February 9, 2021
Michigan State University and India’s National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management collaborate on a new book, “Innovations in Agricultural Extension.”