Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences
Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center
Dry Bean Systems Specialist
Telephone: (989) 262-8550
9923 Krueger Rd.
Frankenmuth, MI 48734
Coordinating research efforts, conducting and collaborating in applied on-farm research, and the publishing of Michigan dry bean variety trial results.
Publications / Presentations:
2020 Drybean and Sugarbeet Virtual Field Day
2020 Regional Meetings Presentation
Michigan Beans Youtube Channel, Drybean Research 2020
Bales, S. & Chilvers, M. (2020). White mold management in Michigan dry beans, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources News.
Bales, S., & Sprague, C. (2020). Tank contamination with dicamba and 2,4-D influences dry edible bean. Weed Technology, 34(1), 89-95
Bales, S. (2019) Michigan Drybean Research Report., MSU Dry Bean Specialist Yearly Report.
Bales, S. (2019) Michigan Drybean Research Report Presentation, MSU Dry Bean Specialist Yearly Report Presentation.
Bales, S. (2019) Michigan Drybean Canning Report, MSU Dry Bean Specialist Yearly Report.