A refresher on soil sampling
Published on September 22, 2017
As harvest progresses, fields become ready to be soil sampled.
Screening for herbicide-resistance has begun at MSU Diagnostic Services
Published on September 21, 2017
As suspected resistant weeds reach maturity, it is time to submit seeds for screening.
Why and how to report sightings of brown marmorated stink bugs in your home or business
Published on September 18, 2017
September 2017 update on why and how to report sightings of brown marmorated stink bugs to the Midwest Invasive Species Information Network.
Use of byproduct lime on agricultural soils
Published on September 8, 2017
Products such as water treatment and sugar beet lime can pose opportunities and challenges for growers.
USDA Rural Development National Value-added Producer Grant opens
Published on September 6, 2017
Farmers are invited to apply for planning or operating funds through Jan. 31, 2018.
Meteorological responses to the Aug. 21 eclipse
Published on August 29, 2017
Effects of the recent eclipse were more than visual. Here’s what MSU’s Enviroweather measured.
Check labels for pre-harvest intervals
Published on August 28, 2017
You cannot harvest a crop before a pre-harvest interval (PHI) expires.
Understanding growing degree-days
Published on August 25, 2017
Growing degree-days, or heat units, help growers and researchers track the development of plants and pests.
How to get Michigan Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification
Published on August 24, 2017
Review this guide for important requirements, helpful manuals and test information needed to qualify for Michigan Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification.
Winter malting barley performs well in southern Michigan
Published on August 17, 2017
Preliminary data from the winter malting barley trial at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station shows promising yield results.