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  • Integrated Pest Management

    The IPM Program collaborates with faculty and Extension educators to develop diverse information serving growers of many crops, the landscape/turf “green” industry, and those looking for home and garden pest solutions.


  • The Art of Scouting

    Published on January 19, 2021
    In the Weeds Series 6 Episode 3: MSU Extension Field Crops Educators Monica Jean and Paul Gross, sits down with Chris DiFonzo, MSU Field Crops Entomologist, to explore what scouting is and how important it can be for a farming operation.

  • Integrated Pest Management Academy

    The Desire to Learn Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Academy is an interactive, online program designed to provide a comprehensive and convenient online learning experience. Current topics include an introduction to IPM, plant science, soils 101, natural enemies, conserving pollinators, Enviroweather and scouting.

  • Pesticide Applicator Training

    This course is designed for those who are studying to take the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP)Exam or for those who need a refresher on safe pesticide handling. The course material follows the National Pesticide Core Manual. Those who complete the course can receive 12 RUP credits.

  • Apr 5

    Spring 2021 Statewide Tree Fruit Webinar Series

    April 5, 2021 12:00PM – 1:00PM

    These free webinars are for commercial tree fruit growers to discuss crop and pest management in cherry and apple orchards. The webinars will be held on Zoom Monday through Friday, April 5-16 at 12-1 PM EST.

  • Sep 23

    Field Crops Virtual Breakfast: Farm Tax Management with Corey Clark

    September 23, 2021 7:00AM – 7:30AM Zoom

    A weekly series for farmers and agribusinesses focuses on field crop pest and crop management topics during the growing season.

  • Sep 2

    Field Crops Virtual Breakfast: Wheat Planting with Dennis Pennington

    September 2, 2021 7:00AM – 7:30AM Zoom

    A weekly series for farmers and agribusinesses focuses on field crop pest and crop management topics during the growing season.

  • Apr 6

    Using degree day models and phenology in the garden

    April 6, 2021 12:00PM – 1:00PM Zoom Webinar

    Join this 45 minute webinar led by Dr. David Lowenstein, MSU Consumer Horticulture Educator, to learn about using degree day models for better pest management.

  • Sep 16

    Field Crops Virtual Breakfast: Soybean Cyst Nematode Sampling with Marisol Quintanilla

    September 16, 2021 7:00AM – 7:30AM Zoom

    A weekly series for farmers and agribusinesses focuses on field crop pest and crop management topics during the growing season.

  • Sep 9

    Field Crops Virtual Breakfast: Scouting for Weed Escapes and Management with Christy Sprague

    September 9, 2021 7:00AM – 7:30AM Zoom

    A weekly series for farmers and agribusinesses focuses on field crop pest and crop management topics during the growing season.

  • Sep 7

    Bug Bites: Onion thrips and thrips identification

    September 7, 2021 11:00AM – 12:00PM Zoom

    Bug Bites is an intermediate-level online seminar series on greenhouse biological control. In this seminar, Dr. Sarah Jandricic discusses onion thrips and how to identify some of the common thrips species found in greenhouse floriculture systems.

  • Sep 14

    Bug Bites: Getting the most out of your beneficial nematode applications

    September 14, 2021 11:00AM – 12:00PM Zoom

    Bug Bites is an intermediate-level online seminar series on greenhouse biological control. In this seminar, Dr. John Sanderson from Cornell University discusses beneficial nematodes and how to maximize their efficacy in controlling greenhouse pests.

  • Sep 21

    Bug Bites: Biopesticides and their interaction with biological control agents

    September 21, 2021 11:00AM – 12:00PM Zoom

    Bug Bites is an intermediate-level online seminar series on greenhouse biological control. In this seminar, Dr. Steven Arthurs from BioBee Biological Systems discusses biopesticides and how they can be used with biological control agents.

  • Sep 28

    Bug Bites: Supplemental nutrition: theory and application

    September 28, 2021 11:00AM – 12:00PM Zoom

    Bug Bites is an intermediate-level online seminar series on greenhouse biological control. In this seminar, Veronica Cervantes from BioBest USA discusses supplemental nutrition and how it can improve the performance of biological control agents.

  • Soybean Virtual Field Day - Marty Chilvers

    Published on August 26, 2020

    Martin Chilvers, an associate professor in the MSU Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences (PSM) and MSU Extension field crops pathologist, and graduate students Austin McCoy and Viviana Ortiz: The Chilvers lab conducts research to understand and improve management of diseases. This presentation provided an update on soybean disease management and current disease management trials.

  • Plant Disease with Lori Imboden

    Published on April 2, 2021

    Lori Imboden helps us understanding the complexity of plant diseases to create healthier gardens.

  • Slug Management

    Published on April 29, 2021

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly discussion for April 29, 2021, focuses on managing slugs, presented by Kelley Tilmon, Ohio State University associate professor of entomology.

  • Viticulture Virtual Field Day: Jackie Perkins

    Published on August 5, 2020

    Jackie Perkins takes a look at diseases that affect Michigan's grapes.

  • Viticulture Virtual Field Day: Tim Miles

    Published on August 3, 2020

    Tim Miles takes a look at downy mildew, black rot, and powdery mildew on grapes.

  • 2020 Field Day: Managing Fusarium head scab

    Published on June 15, 2020

    Marty Chilvers shows drone footage of small plot trials on fungicide efficacy, and shows various wheat diseases seen in Michigan in Spring 2020. He discusses Fusarium head scab and a variety of fungicide and treatments to manage it. Q&A session at end of this clip with former MSU wheat educator Martin Nagelkirk. At the Michigan Wheat Program's 2020 "Virtual" Field Day.

  • Bug Bites! Session 2: Aphidoletes and aphid parasitoids

    Published on February 9, 2021

    Bug Bites! Session 2: Aphidoletes and aphid parasitoids with Kelly Vance and Erik van der Sluys from Beneficial Insectary. Recorded live on October 13, 2020. Kelly and Eric cover the ins and outs of managing aphids with Aphidoletes aphidimyza (a predator midge) and Aphidius wasps. Pesticide integration and intraguild predation are also discussed.