• Feb 19

    MI Ag Ideas to Grow With

    February 19, 2024 – March 1, 2024 Online Using Zoom

    Unique virtual experience encompassing all aspects of the agricultural industry.

  • Feb 26

    Pollinator stewardship for farmers, growers, and gardeners

    February 26, 2024 10:00AM – 11:00AM Virtual Via Zoom

    Farmers are well positioned to support bee health and may even on bee pollination for their crops. Learn programs and practices that support pollinator health by judiciously using pesticides and establishing pollinator habitat. RUP and CCA Credits offered.

  • Feb 27

    What Do Plants Crave?

    February 27, 2024 10:00AM – 11:00AM Virtual Via Zoom

    In this talk we will discuss fertility and moisture management for high quality and high quantity vegetables across this spectrum, including high organic matter soils like muck and pot/bag culture using greenhouse media. RUP and CCA Credits offered.

  • Feb 28

    Farm Budgets: Growing Your Farm into a Business

    February 28, 2024 9:00AM – 10:00AM Virtual Via Zoom

    How important is a business mindset and farm profits to your opportunities for growth and success? Join as we discuss how attention to details and effective planning can help your farm continue its growth into a successful business.

  • Feb 28

    What's Wrong with my Vegetables

    February 28, 2024 10:00AM – 11:00AM Virtual Via Zoom

    This presentation will cover abiotic and biotic abnormalities in vegetables. The goal of this presentation is to give specific examples of vegetable abnormalities that will help identify what is wrong with your vegetable. RUP and CCA Credits offered.

  • Feb 29

    MDARD In-Person Core Testing and Core Review - February 29 - Clare County

    February 29, 2024 8:30AM – 5:00PM 8:00 a.m. registration Mid-Michigan Community College -1375 S Clare Ave, Harrison, MI 48625, USA

    MSU Extension, MDARD PPPMD, and MSU Pesticide Safety Education Program are offering an in-person Core Manual review class followed by Core pesticide applicator certification testing. Fumigation and Aerial Standard tests will also be available.

  • Feb 29

    The World Under Our Feet: Biological Soil Health in Vegetable Production

    February 29, 2024 10:00AM – 11:00AM Virtual Via Zoom

    Organic matter plays a critical role in soil health. Learn about how the interactions between organic and plant matter influences soil biological health and in turn successful crop production. RUP and CCA Credits offered.

  • Mar 1

    Becoming an Insect Investigator

    March 1, 2024 10:00AM – 11:00AM

    You can sleuth out what’s eating your vegetables by gathering evidence at the “scene of the crime,” using the same evidence-based approach. It’s not only fun, it also will help you protect your vegetables from future issues. RUP and CCA Credits offered.

  • Mar 5

    MDARD In-Person Core Testing and Core Review - March 5 - Jackson County

    March 5, 2024 8:30AM – 5:00PM 8:00 a.m. registration Jackson County Human Services BLDG - Room CR005 - 1715 Lansing Ave, Jackson, MI 49202, USA

    MSU Extension, MDARD PPPMD, and MSU Pesticide Safety Education Program are offering an in-person Core Manual review class followed by Core pesticide applicator certification testing. Fumigation and Aerial Standard tests will also be available.

  • Mar 7

    2024 Oceana Asparagus Day

    March 7, 2024 9:00AM – 3:00PM Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. New Era Reformed Church 4774 1st Street, New Era, MI 49446

    Join us for the latest asparagus management updates in weed and disease control, market outlooks and asparagus industry updates.