• Oil and Gas Royalties: Look Before You Lease

    Published on February 19, 2016
    In recent years, some oil companies have been adding a small phrase in their leases that has cost landowners money.

  • Determining the Age of Fish

    Published on February 18, 2016
    Knowledge about the age composition of fish populations is essential for effective management. It provides the fisheries manager with information about the condition of the fish, how long they live, their age at certain critical periods.

  • Phosphorus and Home Lawns

    Published on February 18, 2016
    One of the primary contaminants of surface water in Michigan is phosphorus. The contribution of phosphorus from urban landscapes has been identified as a significant input for many watersheds in lower Michigan.

  • White Grubs in New Sod: What Do I Do?

    Published on February 18, 2016
    When new sod is put on a lawn, it is not unusual to find some white grubs in loose soil on the flat bed of the truck or in the sod as it is put down.

  • Understanding the MSU Soil Test Report

    Published on February 18, 2016
    Knowing the conditions of your soil is one of the most important factors in growing healthy lawn turf.

  • Timber Sale Contracts

    Published on February 16, 2016
    A written timber sale contract is essential to all timber sales. Both buyer and seller need the protection that only a well-written contract can provide.

  • Help! My Bluegills are Stunted

    Published on February 12, 2016
    The problem of stunted bluegills is one of the most often received complaints that we hear about Michigan inland pond and lake fishing.

  • Identifying Wood: A Guide and a Key

    Published on February 11, 2016
    This is an 8 page guide to identifying wood.

  • Turfgrass Species and Cultivar Selection

    Published on February 11, 2016
    It is important to select a grass species cultivar that is well adapted to the area, able to perform well and well suited to the intended level of management.