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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.

  • Managing Nematodes, Cover Crops, and Soil Health in Diverse Cropping Systems

    Published on May 3, 2021
    In recent years, there has been increasing reference to nematodes, soil health, and cover crops in the scientific and popular media. The intertwined nature of these subjects and the mounting science in the literature can sometimes be overwhelming.

  • No-Till Drilling Cover Crops after Wheat Harvest and their Influence on next season's corn (E2897)

    Published on November 6, 2015
    Over the past five years, Michigan has seen a 22 percent decline in wheat acres (Mich. Ag Stats, 2000-01).This decline is primarily because the markets for wheat have not been competitive with those for other field crops.

  • 2021 Small Grains for Brewing and Distilling Field Day Summary

    Published on July 23, 2021
    Summary of the June 25, 2021, Michigan State University Extension Small Grains for Brewing and Distilling Field Day at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station.

  • Organic Field Crop Production

    Published on June 25, 2020
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly discussion for June 25, 2020, focuses on organic field crop production, presented by Vicki Morrone, MSU organic field crop specialist.

  • Corn, Wheat and Soybean Price Outlook

    Published on February 17, 2020
    We'll look at the price outlook for both the 2019-20 and 2020-21 crop marketing years for corn, wheat and soybeans to consider pricing strategies. We'll also consider the price outlook may mean for the PLC/ARC program which must be made by March 15.

  • Spotted Lanternfly: A Colorful Cause for Concern

    Published on November 30, 2020
    Learn how to identify spotted lanternfly and take steps to slow its spread.

  • Crop Budget Estimator (All Crops)

    Published on August 4, 2021
    Crop budget estimator tool that allows budgeting development for any crop intended to be raised.

  • Soybean Cyst Nematode Biology and Management

    Published on August 23, 2018
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly topic for Aug. 23, 2018, focused on soybean cyst nematode biology and management, presented by Dr. Marisol Quintanilla, MSU applied nematologist.

  • Farmland Rent Considerations

    Published on February 10, 2020
    Farmland Rent Considerations focuses on understanding what factors should be considered on land rent negotiations and the tools to help in that decision.

  • Soybean SMaRT On-Farm Research Report 2018

    Published on December 1, 2018
    The year 2018 marks the eighth season of the SMaRT on-farm research program, made possible by the checkoff investment of Michigan soybean producers. This year 48 producers around the state conducted on-farm research trials within 11 projects.

  • Field Crops Farm Business Analysis Workbook

    Published on February 6, 2020
    From the accrual income statement and other documents, various profit and financial ratios indicating strengths and weaknesses of the farm business can be calculated. This financial analysis should be performed every year to monitor the business.

  • Disease Management Update

    Published on February 29, 2016
    MSU Extension Field Crop Webinar Series "Disease Management Update"

  • Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) test locations

    Published on April 9, 2012
    A list of state-wide Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) testings is available from Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development,

  • Crop Budget Estimator Factsheet

    Published on July 7, 2021
    The factsheet helps to explain the key concepts and uses of the Crop Budget Estimator Tool.

  • Resurgence of Western Bean Cutworm

    Published on February 13, 2017
    MSU Extension Field Crop Webinar Series "Resurgence of Western Bean Cutworm"

  • Corn and Soybean Planting Tips for 2019

    Published on May 2, 2019
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly topic for May 2, 2019, focused on assessing winter wheat stands, presented by Manni Singh, MSU Extension agronomy specialist.

  • Perennial Wheat (E3208)

    Published on August 20, 2014
    Perennial wheat, a new crop under development at the time of this writing, has the potential to be used as a multi-purpose crop.

  • Bellagio - A New Cranberry Bean Variety for Michigan (E3113)

    Published on October 19, 2015
    Bellagio is a new large-seeded vine cranberry edible dry bean variety from Michigan State University.

  • Corn Maturity and Immature Silage

    Published on August 22, 2019
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly topic for August 22, 2019, focused on corn maturity and immature silage, presented by Manni Singh, MSU cropping system agronomist.

  • MSU Weed Tour

    Published on June 21, 2018
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly topic for June 21, 2018, focused on the 2018 MSU Weed Tour that will be held Wednesday, June 27. Presented by Dr. Erin Burns, MSU weed science specialist.