Interested in the latest MSU recommendations for planting corn and soybeans? Tune in to the Field Crops Virtual Breakfast!

Join the Field Crops Virtual Breakfast on April 22 as MSU’s Manni Singh discusses his latest recommendations for planting corn and soybeans.

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Planting corn in Saginaw County in 2020. Photo by Mike Staton, MSU Extension

Join us for the free Michigan State University Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast at 7 a.m. on Thursday, April 22, 2021, when Manni Singh, MSU Extension cropping systems specialist, will present his latest recommendations for planting corn and soybeans. The recommendations are based on recent research conducted in Michigan and will help field crop producers maximize yield potential while minimizing weather risk. Specific topics will include planting dates, planting rates and corn and soybean maturity selection. Singh will also answer questions from participants. MSU agriculture climatologist Jeff Andresen will provide the weekly weather update following Singh's presentation.

Sign up for the free Field Crops Virtual Breakfast 

The Field Crops Virtual Breakfast Series are held every week during the growing season via Zoom video or phone conference. These virtual meetings will take place every Thursday morning from 7-7:30 a.m. through Sept. 23, 2021. Restricted use pesticide (RUP) credits and Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) CEUs are available for attendees who attend the live meeting. 

Participating is easy and free! You can join the live meeting via Zoom using a computer, tablet, mobile device or regular phone line. If you are new to Zoom, simply download the Zoom app and you will be ready to join online every week to see visuals shared by presenters. A call-in by phone option is also available but note that you will only hear the audio portion. 

Participants must sign up to receive an email notification with instructions for joining the Virtual Breakfast. You only need to do this once and you will receive the Zoom link and call-in phone number, as well as weekly reminders every Wednesday. Participants receiving emails can opt in or out at any time. 

Sign up for the free Field Crops Virtual Breakfast 

If you cannot participate in the live session at 7 a.m., you can view the recorded version at any time. However, only the live session will be eligible for RUP and CCA credits. Recordings will be closed-captioned and available at the Field Crops Virtual Breakfast webpage and the MSU Extension Field Crops Team social media platforms: FacebookSpotifyYouTubeApple Podcasts and Twitter

If you are unable to sign up online, call the Lapeer County MSU Extension office at 810-667-0341. 

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