• An Introduction to Regenerative Field Crop and Grazing Systems

    Published on July 11, 2024
    The need for more resilient food and farming systems has never been greater, causing more people to consider regenerative agricultural practices to improve productivity, profitability, and environmental outcomes.

  • Prairie Strip Partial Budget Tool

    Published on June 10, 2024
    This partial budget tool is an editable spreadsheet made to determine gains and losses from converting row crop areas to restored prairie.

  • Budgeting for Prairie Strips

    Published on June 10, 2024
    This bulletin shows how to calculate where and how prairie strips can be a financial benefit to the farm operation.

  • Soil Microbial Community Dynamics Across Michigan Farms

    Published on February 26, 2024
    Soil health is an important concept that has grown exponentially in the public and private sectors over the past decades.

  • Smart Gardening: Don’t Guess - Soil Test!

    Published on December 22, 2023
    Get Your Home Lawn and Garden Soil Test Kit Today.

  • The Anatomy of a Soil Test Report

    Published on March 9, 2023
    A summary of how to understand a soil test report to help you best understand and analyze the results to make effective farm management and soil fertility decisions.

  • 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.

  • Fertilizer Cost Comparison Tool (Fruit)

    Published on August 26, 2022
    A fertilizer cost comparison tool to help fruit producers determine how to meet nutrient needs at the lowest possible cost.

  • Field Crops Team Point of Contact

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

  • Mole Drains

    Published on March 17, 2022
    Learn how mole drains can improve drainage performance and increase crop yield in heavy clay soil.