• A Field Guide To Soil Sampling

    Published on October 13, 2022
    Soil sampling is a foundational step to make effective farm management and soil fertility decisions. This step-by-step field guide is a summary of best practices and recommendations for composite soil sampling to help you do just that.

  • Providing Timely and Relevant Information for Field Crop Producers in Challenging Times

    Published on October 11, 2022
    Michigan State University Extension works to improve farm personnel well-being and income, expand agriculture-related businesses and increase employment opportunities, making agriculture one of the strongest industries within Michigan.

  • Field Crops Team Point of Contact

    Published on August 15, 2022
    Point of contact for MSU Extension Field Crops educators across the state.

  • Grain Label Claims

    Published on July 15, 2022
    Whole grains must include the entire grain seed - bran, germ, and endosperm. When whole grains are cracked, crushed, rolled, extruded, and/or cooked, they still contain naturally occurring nutrients found in the original intact grain.

  • Michigan Soil Health Progress Report

    Published on October 12, 2021
    The Michigan Soil Health Progress Report was developed to assist farmers, agribusiness, and agency professionals to assess the health of the soil using biological and physical indicators in the field.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Crop Budget Estimator Tool for Grains (Detailed)

    Published on March 29, 2021
    This is the detailed version of the Crop Budget Estimator Tool. This tool allows more in-depth analysis and budget construction.

  • Crop Budget Estimator Tool for Grains (Simple)

    Published on February 22, 2021
    This is the simple version of the Crop Budget Estimator Tool. This tool allows users to develop a quick crop budget using reasonably estimated figures.

  • Grain Marketing

    Published on August 20, 2020
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly discussion for August 20, 2020, focuses on grain marketing, presented by Dr. Aleks Schaefer, MSU Agricultural and Food Policy.