• 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.

  • Home Lawn and Garden Soil Test Self-Mailer

    Published on April 17, 2023
    Whether you are concerned with contamination from lead or other materials in your soil, or just want to avoid overfertilization. This kit comes complete with everything you'll need to submit a soil sample for testing to the MSU Soils Laboratory.

  • 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.

  • Pesticide Review for Private Applicators

    Published on April 13, 2020
    This webinar was created for private applicators looking to review the core manual before taking the verbal test with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD).

  • MSU Turfgrass Research Update 2017

    Published on May 1, 2018
    Dollar spot continues to be among the most important diseases on golf course turf in terms of the percentage of golf course pesticide/fertilizer budgets that are spent to control it.

  • Japanese Beetles

    Published on April 4, 2018
    The Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica Newman, is a native of Japan. It was first found in the United States in New Jersey in 1916. Since then, it has gradually spread westward and has been reported in every state east of the Mississippi River.

  • Turf Tips for the Homeowner: European Chafer

    Published on February 8, 2018
    Information on the European Chafer and how it affects your home.

  • Japanese beetle: Tips for your lawn

    Published on May 16, 2017
    Tips and advice on managing japanese beetle in your lawn.

  • Sod webworm: Tips for your lawn

    Published on May 15, 2017
    Tip and tricks for managing and dealing with sod webworms on your lawn.