Gardening in Michigan

Department of Community Sustainability

Field Crops



  • Overview of Michigan DNR Wildlife Food Plots

    Colter Luben with the Michigan DNR Wildlife unit out of Gladstone Michigan discusses DNR food plots. What to expect over the years as the food plots and soils evolve and age. What is commonly planted to develop soil profile and nutrients.

  • 2019 Field Day - Roughstalk Bluegrass Control Field Stop

    Dr. Christy Sprague talks about the new weed species popping up in Michigan wheat: Roughstalk bluegrass and how to control it. Grassy weeds, including the perennial roughstalk bluegrass, cheat and cheatgrass, and common windgrass, are relatively new wheat problems. At the Michigan Wheat Program's 2019 Summer Field Day.

  • Identifying Palmer amaranth in Michigan

    Dr. Christy Sprague of Michigan State University offers advice on how to identify Palmer amaranth.