• Understanding and Minimizing Cold Damage in Fruit Crops

    Published on February 18, 2021

    MI Ag Ideas to Grow With 2021 - Fruit Session: Review of winter and spring cold events, how cold damages plants, and measures growers can use to reduce the impact cold on their crops.

  • Taking steps to improve vegetable production

    Ron Goldy, MSU Extension educator, conducts vegetable research at MSU AgBioResearch's SWMREC to understand more about pathogens and help Michigan agriculture producers be more competitive in the market.

  • Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center: An overview

    Located in Benton Harbor, Mich., the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center is a very diverse agricultural region in Michigan where fruit and vegetable breeding and variety evaluations are just part of the work done at the 350-acre site.

  • Michigan Juice Grape production

    The juice grape industry is big business in Michigan. However, one challenge growers face is the fact that prices have essentially remained the same for a number of years.

  • Multi-bay high tunnels: Protecting fruit crops

    MSU AgBioResearch scientists are studying raspberries, strawberries and blackberries using a relatively inexpensive multi-bay tunnel, which provides protection to crops during the growing season.