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  • Field Crops

    MSU Extension provides research-based field crop production recommendations and resources. Assistance is accessible through educational programs, fact sheets, bulletins, articles, websites and individual contacts.


  • Field Crops Webinar - Weed Management - Christy Sprague and Erin Burns

    Published on March 8, 2021

    In the session on March 8, MSU Extension weed scientists Christy Sprague and Erin Burns focused on “Weed Control—Effective Options for Tough Weeds at Different Price Points.” Herbicides are the main component of many weed management programs in field crops. To reduce weed control costs, herbicide programs can be changed, although the cost of herbicides is relatively small compared to the economic cost and loss that can be caused by weeds.

  • Field Crops Webinar - Crop Fertility - Kurt Steinke and Jon LaPorte

    Published on March 15, 2021

    In this fifth session, Kurt Steinke, MSU Extension field crop soil fertility specialist, and Jon LaPorte, MSU Extension farm management educator, focus on “Crop Fertility Decisions—When Less is More and When Less is Less.” Fertilizer is a critical part of a farm’s ability to reach yield goals and frequently one of the largest inputs in the cost of production. Balancing the pursuit of high yields and achieving farm profitability raises the question of how much fertilizer should be applied each year.

  • Field Crops Webinar - Grain Price Outlook and Marketing Strategies - Matt Gammans

    Published on March 22, 2021

    In the last session of the series, MSU agricultural economist Matthew Gammans focused on addressing grain price outlook and novel marketing strategies. He first went through the recent March USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, identifying the current supply and demand pressures driving global commodity markets. He then discussed novel and less conventional marketing approaches including organic, transitional, non-GMO and environmental certification programs, as well as custom contracts with food processors looking to procure grain grown using a specific set of practices.

  • Irrigation Webinar Series - Session3, August 4

    Published on August 6, 2021

    Six webinar series regarding irrigation management, efficiency, new and expanding irrigation, as well as a crop update with current management topics. Session 3 focused on 1) Monitoring leaf wetness duration to predict disease infection period– Dr. Younsuk Dong , MSU BAE Irrigation Specialist; 2) Irrigation water supply: how much water do I need? – Lyndon Kelley, MSU/Purdue Extension Irrigation Educator; and 3) Irrigation of blueberries and other small fruit - Mark Longstroth, MSU Fruit Educator Emeritus.

  • Irrigation Webinar Series - Session 2, July 21

    Published on July 23, 2021

    Six webinar series regarding irrigation management, efficiency, new and expanding irrigation, as well as a crop update with current management topics. Session 2 focused on: 1) Irrigating scheduling with the aid of soil moisture monitoring – Dr. Younsuk Dong , MSU BAE-Irrigation Specialist; 2) Where what and why do we irrigate in Michigan and Indiana – Lyndon Kelley, MSU/Purdue Extension Irrigation Educator; 3) Irrigating corn to minimize infection period for Tar Spot - Marty Chilvers, MSU Pathologist; and Cover Crops in Irrigated Fields – Dean Baas, MSU Cover Crops Specialist.

  • Irrigation Webinar Series - Session 6, September 15

    Published on September 15, 2021

    Six webinar series regarding irrigation management, efficiency, new and expanding irrigation, as well as a crop update with current management topics.

  • Irrigation Webinar Series - Session 1, July 7

    Published on July 9, 2021

    View the recording from the July 7 Irrigation Webinar Series. Hear more about irrigation scheduling, planning irrigation systems, the opportunity to produce annual forage crop under irrigation and irrigated crop nitrogen management in a year with too much and too little water.

  • Irrigation Webinar Series - Session 5, September 1

    Published on September 1, 2021

    Six webinar series regarding irrigation management, efficiency, new and expanding irrigation, as well as a crop update with current management topics.

  • Better Irrigation Management Through Monitoring & Scheduling

    Published on June 3, 2021

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast on June 3, 2021, focuses on better irrigation management through monitoring and scheduling, presented by Younsuk Dong, MSU irrigation specialist.

  • Intro to Integrated Pest Management

    Published on January 4, 2016

    Getting started with IPM (Integrated Pest Management)

  • Wheat Agronomy

    Published on February 29, 2016

    Getting started with wheat agronomy.

  • Climate Change and Agriculture

    Published on August 28, 2016

    Getting started with climate change and agriculture: What do Michigan farmers think?

  • Quality Hay and Pasture

    Published on March 6, 2019

    Getting started with understanding quality hay and pasture.

  • Growing and Marketing Christmas Trees

    Published on August 17, 2016

    A session discussing all aspects of growing Christmas trees.

  • Getting Your Land Ready to Grow Organically - Certified or Not

    Published on August 17, 2016

    Soil health and getting your farm’s soil ready to produce organically.

  • Plant-based Enterprises Webinar

    Published on January 4, 2016

    Getting started with plant-based enterprises webinar.

  • Irrigation on Small Farms

    Published on April 28, 2016

    Getting started with irrigation on small farms.

  • Getting Started with Hay Production

    Published on April 18, 2016

    The basics of hay production.

  • Basics of Small Grains: Part 1

    Published on January 26, 2015

    Learn more about growing and tending to a variety of small grains.

  • Cover Crops in Organic Vegetable Rotations

    Published on January 11, 2016

    Getting started with cover crops in organic vegetable rotations