Educational Bulletins and Publications
MSU Extension publications are available online at shop.msu.edu
Home, Lawn and Garden
Toll Free Statewide Lawn and Garden Hotline: 1-888-678-3464 (1-888-MSUE-4MI) Prompt #1
The Hotline is staffed by MSU Extension Consumer Horticulture Educators and Master Gardener volunteers, the Hotline is available Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Genesee County Lawn and Garden Hotline: 810-244-8548
The Genesee County Lawn and Garden Hotline is currently closed due to COVID.
Pesticide Applicator Program: Certification, Training, Exams and Manuals
Certification and Training
- MSU Extension Pesticide Training & Certification
- Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD)
There currently are no EXAMS scheduled at the Genesee County MSU Extension Office due to COVID.
Exams are scheduled once a month at the Genesee County MSU Extension Office. o schedule exam or for questions contact Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD) at 1-800-292-3939.
Manuals for Certification Training
- Training manuals for pesticide applicator certification may be ordered online at the shop.msu.edu
Home Owner Soil Test Kit
- Homeowners soil test kit that can be purchased online from shop.msu.edu – Bulletin E-3154. Visit msusoiltest.com for additional information.
Commercial Soil Testing
- Soil instructions for commercial testing are available online Commercial Soil Test Instructions
- 2019 Plat Books are available through the Genesee County MSU Extension. Cost is $30.00 plus tax. Contact the Genesee County MSU Extension office for information.