Three MSU IAT off-campus certificate program sites in Southwest Michigan
Published on May 8, 2017
Kellogg Community College joins Glen Oaks Community College and Southwestern Michigan College as partners with Michigan State University (MSU) Institute of Agricultural Technology.
Christmas tree, turf and ornamental plant update – May 5, 2017
Published on May 5, 2017
Adult pine false webworm are active, mowing wet turf can cause problems and use fresh soil media when planting containers.
Rain, rain, go away: Use Enviroweather to check rainfall amounts
Published on April 24, 2017
Use MSU Enviroweather to answer the question, “How much rain have we had?”
Christmas tree, turf and ornamental plants update – April 21, 2017
Published on April 21, 2017
Callery pears are showing up in the landscape, and white pine weevil adults are being caught in traps. Fishing spider activity is early this year.
Improved degree-day maps on Enviroweather
Published on April 19, 2017
New maps provide more accurate and extensive growing degree-day information to users making pest and crop decisions.
Understanding Roundup products
Published on April 18, 2017
Not every Roundup is the same. Read the label and follow directions to ensure you’re picking the correct product for your intended use.
Respirator guidelines to meet new Worker Protection Standards
Published on April 10, 2017
Growers will need a medical evaluation and respirator fit test to handle and apply some pesticides this season.
Conditions are favorable for pink snow mold development
Published on April 5, 2017
Microdochium patch, or pink snow mold, is active on golf courses and may require treatment.
What’s the difference between Roundup and Roundup For Lawns?
Published on March 31, 2017
These two different products are good examples of why understanding the difference between product names and herbicide active ingredients is critical.
Obtaining and maintaining your Michigan pesticide applicator certification – Part 1 of 2
Published on March 21, 2017
In Michigan, it is illegal to sell, purchase or apply restricted use pesticides without holding a valid pesticide applicator’s certification or working on your own farm under the direct supervision of someone who does. What is that and how do you get one?