UPREC hosts 2019 Field Day
Published on November 6, 2019
Upper Peninsula Research & Education Center (UPREC) director James DeDecker talks about the station's 2019 Field Day, and the diversity of research going on at the center.
Evaluating malting barley varieties for Michigan growers, brewers
Researchers at the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center are evaluating malting barley varieties for yield, strength of stalk and malt quality for farmers interested in growing the crop, and for Michigan brewers who hope to locally source it.
New staff breathes life into U.P. Incubator Farm
Three new MSU staff members and one intern rejuvenate the North Farm at the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, MI. Their goal is to develop an incubator farm at the site to improve agricultural knowledge throughout the region.
Fostering soil health in northern climates
Researchers at Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center are developing practices that improve the overall health of people, animals and soil with integrated cropping systems.
Optimizing hoop houses for vegetable production in the U.P.
Scientists and educators at Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center are optimizing hoop houses to extend the growing season in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.