Field Crops Virtual Breakfast series to kick off new growing season March 30, 2023
Published on March 9, 2023
This free weekly series for farmers and agribusinesses focuses on a wide array of relevant field crop pest and crop management topics during the growing season.
Michiana Irrigated Corn and Soybean Conference on March 6
Published on February 17, 2023
The Michiana Irrigated Corn and Soybean Conference in Shipshewana, Indiana, will prepare farmers and irrigation professionals for the 2023 growing season.
Third annual MI Ag Ideas to Grow With virtual conference focuses on food and animal production
Published on January 19, 2023
The MI Ag Ideas to Grow With virtual conference offers an array of free educational sessions on food and animal production from February 27 through March 10.
Southeast Michigan Crop and Pest Management Update meeting on February 7
Published on January 17, 2023
The Crop and Pest Management Update in southeast Michigan will help growers and agribusiness professionals prepare for the 2023 growing season.
54th annual Branch County Farmers Day to be held February 20, 2023
Published on January 12, 2023
MSU Extension will host educational programming in Coldwater, Michigan to continue the legacy of this long-standing outreach event.
Checklist for irrigation winterization
Published on November 2, 2022
Proper winterization gets irrigation off to a good start for next year and lessens winter equipment damage.
Southwest Michigan field crops update - September 15, 2022
Published on September 15, 2022
Corn and soybean harvest estimates range from below-average to slightly above-average as crops near physiological maturity. Rainfall over the past month has been well below normal for most areas throughout the region.
Southwest Michigan field crops update - September 8, 2022
Published on September 8, 2022
Corn and soybean are entering the final stages of grain fill. Dry conditions have kept disease pressure low, but hopefully the crop will have enough water to get to the finish line.
Southwest Michigan field crops update - September 1, 2022
Published on September 1, 2022
With no rainfall in the forecast and above-normal temperatures for the coming week, grain fill could be weakened in most parts of the region. The good news: these dry conditions will also keep disease severity low, hopefully until yield has been set.
Christmas trees 101: Irrigation management
Published on August 16, 2022
Irrigating can save new transplants and improve the growth rate of mature trees.