Label mandated training in pesticides: Paraquat and dicamba
Published on March 29, 2023
Label mandated trainings are for specific active ingredients that are required by the EPA in addition to the restricted use pesticide certification. This information can be found on the label.
Field Crops Virtual Breakfast series kicks off with early season weed control on March 30
Published on March 23, 2023
The Field Crops Virtual Breakfast on March 30 will feature weed control specialist Christy Sprague focusing on strategies for terminating cover crops and controlling weeds early in the growing season.
Field Crops Virtual Breakfast series to kick off new growing season March 30, 2023
Published on March 9, 2023
This free weekly series for farmers and agribusinesses focuses on a wide array of relevant field crop pest and crop management topics during the growing season.
Field Crops Webinar Series continues with focus on weed management and herbicide efficacy with variable weather
Published on March 8, 2023
Erin Burns and Christopher Landau will discuss how variable weather can affect weed management decisions and the effectiveness of herbicides.
Field Crops Webinar Series session focuses on increasing profits through on-farm research
Published on February 22, 2023
Learn how to set up on-farm experiments to get useful data and how to work with the data during the Field Crops Webinar Series on Feb. 27.
Southeast Michigan Crop and Pest Management Update meeting on February 7
Published on January 17, 2023
The Crop and Pest Management Update in southeast Michigan will help growers and agribusiness professionals prepare for the 2023 growing season.
54th annual Branch County Farmers Day to be held February 20, 2023
Published on January 12, 2023
MSU Extension will host educational programming in Coldwater, Michigan to continue the legacy of this long-standing outreach event.
Suspect herbicide resistance? Submit weed seeds for screening
Published on October 19, 2022
Collect weed seeds September-October to submit for herbicide resistance screening.
Reducing spread of herbicide-resistant weed seed during harvest and tillage operations
Published on September 22, 2022
Recommendations for reducing the spread of herbicide-resistant weed seed this fall in Michigan soybeans.
2022 status of herbicide-resistant weeds in Michigan
Published on September 10, 2022
Each year new herbicide resistance cases are identified by MSU Plant & Pest Diagnostics
Mechanical weed control field day coming to southwest Michigan
Published on August 9, 2022
Join us Sept. 14, 2022, for a full day of weeding tool demonstrations and exhibits for both vegetables and row crops.
Warning: Herbicide applications under cold conditions increase injury to winter wheat
Published on April 28, 2022
Cold temperatures and crop growth stage could alter weed control strategies in winter wheat.
Evaluating wheat stands and spring management
Published on April 7, 2022
Scout wheat fields now to make proper management decisions.
Plant identification? There’s an app for that—actually several!
Published on April 1, 2022
2022 update! Plant identification apps for smart phones have seen significant improvements over the past several years, offering the opportunity to take a photo and get an instant identification in many cases.
Early-season weed control and options with product shortages
Published on March 31, 2022
Herbicide shortages will influence early-season weed control decisions.
Reprints of the 2022 MSU Weed Control Guide for Field Crops are available
Published on March 3, 2022
Resources on alternative herbicide options this year will be important with impending herbicide shortages.
Noelle is learning more about sustainable farming in her M.S. degree
Published on February 7, 2022
The best part of her Horticulture master's program is conducting applied field research on campus and on vegetable growers' farms.
Weed Genomes Cropping up at PSM
Published on January 17, 2022
PSM's Dr. Eric Patterson along with colleagues at MSU, Colorado State University, and industry partners have launched the International Weed Genomics Consortium, a program to sequence, annotate and publish genomes for up to 30 common weed species.
Protecting crop yields starts with early season weed control
Published on December 20, 2021
MSU Extension Weed Control Guide for Field Crops offers specific guidance for several crops.
Setting the stage for successful weed control in 2022: What can we do this fall?
Published on December 20, 2021
Screen your weeds for herbicide-resistance to maximize herbicide application success.