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  • Virtual Field Days

    MSU AgBioResearch and MSU Extension will host a series of virtual field day events called “From the Field” throughout the summer and into the fall of 2020.


  • Dry Bean & Sugar Beet Virtual Field Day - Karen Cichy

    Published on August 19, 2020

    Karen Cichy talks about improving the consumer quality of dry beans in Michigan.

  • Soybean Virtual Field Day - Marty Chilvers

    Published on August 26, 2020

    Martin Chilvers, an associate professor in the MSU Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences (PSM) and MSU Extension field crops pathologist, and graduate students Austin McCoy and Viviana Ortiz: The Chilvers lab conducts research to understand and improve management of diseases. This presentation provided an update on soybean disease management and current disease management trials.

  • CMERC Migratory Birds Virtual Field Day

    Published on September 24, 2020

    The team from Corey Marsh Ecological Research Center present their Virtual Field Day program for 2020.

  • Examining the opportunities of Precision Livestock Farming in Cattle Operations

    Published on October 7, 2020

    University of Wisconsin assistant professor Joao Dorea talks about using computer vision systems to improve animal management.

  • Soybean Virtual Field Day - Kurt Steinke

    Published on August 26, 2020

    Kurt Steinke, an associate professor in PSM and MSU Extension soil fertility and nutrient management specialist, and Christian Terwillegar, a master’s student: Soybean producers continue to show interest in modifying nutrient applications to better capture and utilize nutrients for a potential yield response. However, questions continue to include what to do when soil test phosphorous and potassium are above critical levels and whether to utilize a starter fertilizer.

  • Dry Bean & Sugar Beet Field Day - Christy Sprague

    Published on August 19, 2020

    Weed expert Christy Sprague discusses techniques to reduce pressure from mare's tail and water hemp weeds in sugar beet plots.

  • Solar Pollinator Virtual Field Days #3

    Published on September 15, 2020

    Using controlled burn as a pollinator habitat establishment and maintenance tool – Ryan Koziatek. The last video in a three part series as part of Virtual Field Days.

  • Soybean Virtual Field Day - Full Show

    Published on August 26, 2020

    Full recording of the 2020 Soybean Virtual Field Day.

  • Viticulture Virtual Field Day: Jackie Perkins

    Published on August 5, 2020

    Jackie Perkins takes a look at diseases that affect Michigan's grapes.

  • Soybean Virtual Field Day - Chris DiFonzo

    Published on August 26, 2020

    Chris DiFonzo, a professor in the MSU Department of Entomology and MSU Extension field crops entomologist: Growers often see insects feeding at the field edge in August. This presentation showed how insect defoliation should be measured in soybeans and discusses the rarity of levels high enough to spray in Michigan.

  • Dry Bean & Sugar Beet Virtual Field Day - Linda Hanson

    Published on August 19, 2020

    Linda Hanson shows what to look out for in your sugar beet plot, describing the signs of rhizoctonia, fusarium, and aphanomyces.

  • 2020 Field Day - Wheat research and scouting report

    Published on June 15, 2020

    MSU wheat specialist Dennis Pennington talks about his wheat research project that varies planting date and seeding rate. The presentation includes a May 15, 2020, video showing wheat plots planted on five dates from mid-September through November 15, 2019. The video also shows plots of variable seeding rates from 1.6 to 2 million seeds/acre. Also discussion of malting wheat, frost damage, barley yellow dwarf virus and other ailments see this spring. At the Michigan Wheat Program's 2020 "Virtual" Field Day.

  • Viticulture Virtual Field Day: Rufus Isaacs

    Published on August 3, 2020

    Rufus Isaacs is in the field to discuss invasive insect species.

  • CMERC Migratory Birds Virtual Field Day - Avian Influenza Virus

    Published on September 24, 2020

    Dr. Jennifer Owen talks about how AIV is being tracked at Corey Marsh Ecological Research Center.

  • Viticulture Virtual Field Day: Paolo Sabbatini

    Published on August 3, 2020

    Paolo Sabbatini is looking for ways to manage grape vine canopy.

  • Vegetable Root Crop Virtual Field Day: Carrots & Parsnips

    Published on October 14, 2020

    Michigan State University researchers discuss plant parasitic nematode research of carrots and parsnips.

  • Grazing Virtual Field Day

    Published on October 20, 2020

    A group of top level presenters including MSU Extension experts demonstrate best practices and talk about considerations for effective grazing, with Baseline Farms in Dexter serving as the host site.

  • Corn Virtual Field Day

    Published on October 7, 2020

    MIchigan State University researchers and experts discuss how to improve corn crops.

  • Solar Pollinator Virtual Field Day #2

    Published on September 8, 2020

    Virtual solar pollinator habitat field day – Rob Davis. The second video in a three part series as part of Virtual Field Days.

  • 2020 Field Day - New wheat varieties for Michigan farmers

    Published on June 15, 2020

    Dr. Eric Olson talks about his wheat breeding program and provides a "sneak preview" of new wheat varieties on the horizon. Olson discusses the advantages and differences in Jupiter, Harbor, Moonlight and other promising red and white winter wheat varieties on the horizon. At the Michigan Wheat Program's 2020 "Virtual" Summer Field Day.