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  • Organic Agriculture

    Through educational programs and research, MSU Extension helps farmers build sustainable organic farms through strong integrated pest management and enhancing soil health.


  • Is Farming Stressing you out?!?

    Published on November 26, 2019
    Series 1 Episode 2: MSU Extension Field Crops Educator, Monica Jean sits down with Abe Pasch, Dairy Farmer and Isabella County Farm Bureau President and Paul Gross, MSUE Educator, to discuss the stresses of farming.

  • The Modern Day Cover Crop

    Published on January 10, 2020
    Series 1 Episode 5: MSU Extension Field Crops Educator, Monica Jean, sits down with Dean Baas, Sustainable Agriculture Educator, and Ricardo Costa, Field Crops Educator, to discuss the role cover crops should play in our rotations.

  • Jun 25

    Public Tour of the MSU Student Organic Farm - Saturday, June 25th

    June 25, 2022 1:00PM – 2:00PM Student Organic Farm, Horticultural Teaching and Research Center, 3291 College Rd, Holt, MI 48842

    Join us for a public tour of the Student Organic Farm. In addition to a history of the farm, we'll cover principles and practices of organic farming, our markets, and insights into four-season hoop house vegetable production.

  • Oct 25

    MOVED ONLINE: Thinking Inside the Box: Growing CSA’s Across the Tri-State Region Virtual Conference

    October 25, 2021 8:30AM – 12:00PM Zoom

    Join the virtual CSA Tri-State Conference to connect with experienced CSA farmers in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan.

  • Jul 24

    Public Tour of the MSU Student Organic Farm - Sunday, July 24th

    July 24, 2022 1:00PM – 2:00PM Student Organic Farm, Horticultural Teaching and Research Center

    Join us for a public tour of the Student Organic Farm. In addition to a history of the farm, we'll cover principles and practices of organic farming, our markets, and insights into four-season hoop house vegetable production

  • Aug 20

    Public Tour of the MSU Student Organic Farm - Saturday, August 20th

    August 20, 2022 1:00PM – 2:00PM Student Organic Farm, Horticultural Teaching and Research Center, 3291 College Rd, Holt, MI 48842

    Join us for a public tour of the Student Organic Farm. In addition to a history of the farm, we'll cover principles and practices of organic farming, our markets, and insights into four-season hoop house vegetable production.

  • Dec 8

    Beginning Farmer Educational Sessions-Great Lakes Fruit and Vegetable Expo

    December 8, 2020 – December 10, 2020 These time are for the entire GLEXPO program. Review the program to see times of specific sessions.

    Beginning Farmer Sessions Now Offered at 2020 GLEXPO!! What are you doing on December 8th, 9th, and 10th?

  • Mar 7

    Organic Farmer Training Program Begins

    March 7, 2022 9:00AM – 5:00PM

    Organic Farmer Training Program is March 7-November 14. Join the 2022 cohort and take your farming aspirations to the next level.

  • Aug 5

    Organic Vegetable Field Day

    August 5, 2021 9:00AM – 1:00PM Program begins at 9 am, lunch begins at noon. MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center - North Farm N5431 Rock River Rd Chatham MI 49816

    Visit MSU UPREC North Farm for a tour of organic research -- vegetable variety trials and mechanical cultivation -- and stay for lunch. Free event.

  • Organic Farm Manager

    Hiring Organization: Groundswell Community Farm
    Employment type: Full-Time
    Application Deadline: May 31, 2021
    Job Location: Zeeland, MI

  • Irrigation on Small Farms

    Published on April 28, 2016

    Getting started with irrigation on small farms.

  • Organic Vegetable Pest Control Webinar

    Published on January 11, 2016

    Getting started with organic vegetable pest control.

  • Transitioning from Conventional to Organic Production

    Published on June 10, 2021

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast on June 10, 2021, focuses on better transitioning from conventional to organic production, presented by Vicki Morrone, MSU organic farming specialist.

  • Field Crops Virtual Breakfast: 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. MSU entomologist Chris DiFonzo also gives a brief insect pest update, including true armyworms.

  • Organic Field Crops

    Published on January 11, 2016

    Getting started with organic field crops.

  • Accepting Food Assistance Benefits to Increase Sales

    Published on May 5, 2016

    Getting started with accepting food assistance benefits to increase sales.

  • Beginning Farmer Education: What is our role?

    Published on September 23, 2021

    Learn about a new USDA Beginning Farmer Grant awarded to MSU and what role we can play in supporting beginning farmers.

  • Organic Certification

    Published on January 11, 2016

    Getting started with USDA organic certification.

  • Growing organic apples

    Growing organic apples in Michigan is a difficult thing to do. There are three major struggles: effective pest control for insects, diseases and weeds.

  • Basic of Farm Business Planning and Financial Readiness

    Published on May 17, 2016

    Getting started with farm business planning and financial readiness.