Dean Baas is an Extension Educator in Sustainable Agriculture for Michigan State University Extension. Dean is involved in cover crop, soil health and organic agriculture research and education. Farmers and commodity groups are an integral part of his projects and programs. He is a member of the Midwest Cover Crops Council Executive Committee (www.mccc.msu.edu). He is the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Coordinator for the state of Michigan (www.misare.msu.edu).
He has a Ph.D. in Environmental Geosciences and Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering and a B.S. in Agricultural Engineering from MSU. Prior to returning to MSU for graduate study, he had a 20-year career with the Kellogg Company.
New edition of cover crop field guide released
Published on November 24, 2021
2021 Small Grains for Brewing and Distilling Field Day Summary
Published on July 23, 2021
MSU Extension “barley” able to contain excitement about small grains for brewing and distilling field day
Published on June 18, 2021
Webinar on search engine optimization for farm and food businesses held April 20
Published on April 16, 2021
Grains for Brewing and Distilling Virtual Happy Hours return for 2021
Published on January 29, 2021
Reflections on cover crop use in Michigan
Published on September 11, 2020
National Cover Crop Survey Report is released
Published on September 8, 2020