PSM Researchers take part in Dairy Day
More than 30 Michigan non-agricultural science teachers and dairy association representatives were in attendance to learn about soil health, planting technologies, forage production and weed control.
The day began early as more than 30 Michigan non-agricultural science teachers and dairy association representatives learned about how Barrett Wessel, Manni Singh and research assistant Patrick Copeland, Erin Burns and Kim Cassida investigate soil health, planting technology, forage production and weed control for feed crop research. 30 minute presentations at the Agronomy Farm focused on carbon and water in the soil, feed crop structure, silage strategies, and intercropping for weed control. Undergraduate Teaching Coordinator Professor Karen Renner organized the PSM part of the day, with the support of Farm manager