• Farmland Use in Michigan

    Published on June 30, 2023
    This brief analysis considers land use in the State of Michigan. The primary focus is on farmland and the different crops that are supported on that land.

  • Interim Update on the Economic Impact of Michigan's Agri-Food System

    Published on June 6, 2023
    This document offers an interim update on the economic impact of Michigan's agri-food and agri-energy system.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Sugar Label Claims

    Published on July 15, 2022
    Sugar is found in many products, either naturally occurring or added.

  • 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.

  • Assessing Sugarbeet Cercospora

    Published on June 18, 2020
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly discussion for June 18, 2020, focuses on assessing sugarbeet Cercospora, presented by Daniel Bublitz, MSU sugarbeet specialist.

  • Managing Soil Health for Root and Tuber Crops (E3343)

    Published on September 12, 2016
    Soil health influences both yield and quality in root and tuber crops such as potato, sugar beet and carrot.