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  • Agriculture

    MSU Extension works to increase farmers’ success while protecting the environment, ensuring food safety, reaching new markets and advancing agriculture through applied research. Agriculture is now one of the fastest growing sectors of the Michigan economy.


  • Dry Bean & Sugar Beet Virtual Field Day - Jaime Willbur

    Published on August 19, 2020

    Jaime Willbur and her graduate students provide an update on two ongoing research projects, inoculum reduction in sugar beets and early season detection of cercospora.

  • Industrial Hemp Production 101: Insect and Mite pests of industrial hemp

    Published on October 16, 2019

    This webinar will discuss the major insect and mite pests of hemp including chewers, suckers, and borers. The webinar will address the plant protection strategies than can be implemented to manage insect and mite pests of industrial hemp.

  • Safe Use of Animal-based Soil Amendments

    Published on February 19, 2020

    MSU Extension offers the option for participants to learn and understand the safest use of animal-based soil amendments.

  • Measuring Soil Health

    Published on April 8, 2020

    MSU Extension provides an opportunity for users to review soil health and how to measure it.

  • Hosting On-farm Educational Events for Your Community

    Published on April 1, 2020

    MSU Extension hosts this video about on-farm educational events that you could host for your community.

  • Climate Change and Agriculture

    Published on August 28, 2016

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

  • Industrial Hemp Production 101: Considerations for Hemp production

    Published on October 16, 2019

    During the final webinar in the series, Dr. Justice will provide information for those considering changing from ornamental production to industrial hemp production, its potential profits, and yields.

  • Oct 14

    Master Composter Course - Oct. - Nov.

    October 14, 2020 – November 18, 2020 6:30 - 8:30 pm EST Online via Zoom

    Composting is the biological decomposition of organic waste under controlled conditions to produce a beneficial soil amendment.

  • Mar 13

    CANCELED: Master Composter Course

    March 13, 2020 – April 1, 2020 300 Section St. Norway, MI 49870

    Composting is the biological decomposition of organic materials under controlled conditions to produce a beneficial soil amendment.

  • Sep 1

    MSU Tollgate Farm and Education Center Virtual Interactive Classroom Series

    September 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020 Online

    Virtual MSU Tollgate Farm experiential programs are designed to encourage children to investigate science phenomena happening on the farm, in their yard, or in the schoolyard.

  • Nov 18

    POSTPONED: Pesticide Core Manual Review Classes - Nov. 18

    November 18, 2020 9:00AM – 4:00PM 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. MSU Extension Washtenaw - 705 N. Zeeb Rd., Ann Arbor

    Participants can prepare for the pesticide applicator certification exam by attending one of the optional review classes scheduled in multiple counties in southeast Michigan.

  • Oct 8

    MSU Tollgate Farm Fall Virtual Follow The Nutrient Trail Interactive Weekly Series

    October 8, 2020 – November 5, 2020 3:30 pm EST Online

    Explore the nutrient cycle as you virtually travel around Tollgate Farm to learn about important connections between all the living things around us.

  • Oct 8

    Farm to Market Starting 10/08/2020

    October 8, 2020 – October 29, 2020 Series: October 8, 15, 22, 29 Zoom

    Farm to Market webinar series will guide participants through a virtual farm tour of local grower/producer operations in Leelanau County. Followed by a Q&A with the farmer.

  • Oct 8

    Farm to Market Starting 10/08/2020

    October 8, 2020 – October 29, 2020 Series: October 8, 15, 22, 29 Zoom

    Farm to Market webinar series will guide participants through a virtual farm tour of local grower/producer operations in Leelanau County. Followed by a Q&A with the farmer.

  • Nov 13

    2020 Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) Workshop

    November 13, 2020 1:00PM – 5:00PM Zoom

    Join us as we learn more about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) including how and why they are produced and used in agriculture and the controversy surrounding them.

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  • Nursery

    This collection of programs, videos and field demonstrations highlight and help growers understand best management practices for nurseries and Christmas tree plantations.

  • Horses

    MSU Extension’s focus on horses, ponies, donkeys and mules provides educational resources and activities for both youth and adult equine owners.

  • Managing Farm Stress

    Taking care of crops and animals is hard on farmers and agribusiness professionals. Caring for your own health and wellness in this high-stress profession is often overlooked but is just as critical as caring for your farm business.

  • Animal Agriculture

    MSU Extension and MSU AgBioResearch serve the animal agriculture industry by engaging in research, education and outreach that enhances the quality of life for constituents throughout the state.