• A Field Guide To Soil Sampling

    Published on October 13, 2022
    Soil sampling is a foundational step to make effective farm management and soil fertility decisions. This step-by-step field guide is a summary of best practices and recommendations for composite soil sampling to help you do just that.

  • Field Crops Team Point of Contact

    Published on August 15, 2022
    Point of contact for MSU Extension Field Crops educators across the state.

  • Considerations for Selecting & Installing an Electric Fence Charger

    Published on June 22, 2022
    If properly constructed, a good fence should keep livestock contained and last 25 to 30 years without major repairs or total replacement.

  • MSU Cash Flow Estimator

    Published on March 14, 2022
    The MSU Cash Flow Estimator is intended to help farm managers create a cash flow projection for their business.

  • Fertilizer Cost Comparison Tool (Forages)

    Published on October 29, 2021
    A decision tool to help forage producers weigh through purchasing fertilizer products.

  • Crop Budget Estimator (All Crops)

    Published on August 4, 2021
    Crop budget estimator tool that allows budgeting development for any crop intended to be raised.

  • Crop Budget Estimator Tool for Forages (Simple)

    Published on February 22, 2021
    This is the simple version of the Crop Budget Estimator Tool for Forages. This tool allows users to develop a quick crop budget using reasonably estimated figures.

  • Crop Budget Estimator Tool for Forages (Detailed)

    Published on December 17, 2020
    This is the detailed version of the Crop Budget Estimator Tool for Forages. This tool allows more in-depth analysis and budget construction.

  • Alfalfa Autotoxicity

    Published on August 13, 2020
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly discussion for August 13, 2020, focuses on Alfalfa Autotoxicity, presented by Dr. Kim Cassida, MSU Forage Specialist.

  • Alternative Forages

    Published on June 4, 2020
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly discussion for June 4, 2020, focuses on alternative forages, presented by Kim Cassida, MSU forage specialist.