Published on May 19, 2020
In 2019, European corn borer did significant damage in a number of Michigan hopyards.
Published on May 7, 2020
Cold outbreak brings prolonged freeze risk.
Published on May 6, 2020
Downy mildew management requires early and consistent preventative management.
Published on May 1, 2020
The inherent nature of the agricultural occupation is independent. Isolation is often linked to impacts on mental health and loss of life by suicide.
Published on April 21, 2020
Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-52, released April 17, 2020, grants certain pesticide applicators a temporary extension of their expired applicator’s certificate during the current declared states of emergency and disaster.
Published on April 17, 2020
Private pesticide applicators looking to take the verbal test with MDARD now have access to an online review with Michigan State University Extension.
Published on April 9, 2020
Michigan farmers produce 300 different crops, providing Michigan residents with a safe, secure and abundant food supply.
Published on April 1, 2020
As the pandemic of COVID-19, the infectious disease caused by novel coronavirus, impacts farmers’ ability to get ready for planting season, labs and other support aids remain open with limitations.
Published on March 30, 2020
MSU’s Plant & Pest Diagnostics and Soil and Plant Nutrient Laboratory remain open during “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order.
Published on March 27, 2020
Considerations to help producers protect themselves, their families and employees from novel coronavirus, the virus that causes the infectious disease COVID-19.