Michigan: Options for Renewing Pesticide Certification Apr 15, 2021

    🕔Apr 15, 2021
    According to a recent news release from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), pesticide applicators can now take their certification exams remotely through the Metro Institute. An emergency rule extended […]

    Midwest Cover Crops Council Annual Conference Goes Virtual – Feb. 23-25 Feb 5, 2021

    🕔Feb 5, 2021
    Keeping bare ground covered and live roots growing for as much of the year as possible, over the long term, enhances productivity, resilience to climate extremes and water quality. Farmers […]

    Michigan Webinar: Corn, Wheat, Soybean Price Outlook – Feb. 14 Feb 6, 2020

    🕔Feb 6, 2020
    The 2020 Field Crops Webinar Series will continue on Feb. 14 with “Corn, Wheat and Soybean Price Outlook.” For the last time before he retires, Michigan State University Extension agricultural […]

    Michigan Soybeans: Can Deer Repellents Prevent Yield Loss? Feb 6, 2020

    🕔Feb 6, 2020
    In 2019, Michigan State University Extension trialed DeerProSpring & Summer and Plantskydddeer repellent products on two production soybean fields in northeast Lower Michigan (Metz, Michigan) and the south-central Upper Peninsula […]

    Michigan Webinar Series: Lessons Learned from Late, Prevented Planting in 2019 Jan 31, 2020

    🕔Jan 31, 2020
    The 2020 Field Crops Webinar Series will kick off the program with “Late and Prevented Planting Issues: Lessons Learned from 2019” on Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. Looking back at the lessons […]

    Michigan: Wheat on Wheat – 7 Considerations Before Planting Jan 10, 2020

    🕔Jan 10, 2020
    Generally, planting crops in monoculture is not recommended. There are many benefits to crop rotation including improved nutrient cycling, soil tilth, weed control, disease suppression and increased yield potential. This […]

    Michigan: Don’t Forget to Calibrate Yield Monitors Prior to Harvest Aug 29, 2019

    🕔Aug 29, 2019
    Many farms now have yield monitors. Yield monitor data is increasingly being used in precision agriculture to develop precision for fertilization, spraying and variable rate planting. The data collected from […]

    Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Production Costs in 2019 Mar 8, 2019

    🕔Mar 8, 2019
    Soybean market prices for the 2019-2020 marketing year are projected to be below the breakeven price when land costs are included. Because of this, producers will need to minimize production […]

    Northern Michigan Soybeans: Early Maturity Variety Trial Results from 2018 Jan 10, 2019

    🕔Jan 10, 2019
    Editor’s Note: For accompanying tables see original article at Source Link at the bottom of the page. Northern Michigan is a large geographic region stretching roughly from 44.5 to 47 […]

    Michigan: Corn, Soybean, Wheat Variety Trials Focus on Northern Climates Mar 2, 2018

    🕔Mar 2, 2018
    Michigan State University Extension educators in northern Michigan have received grant funding to address variety selection in northern climates. The purpose of these projects is to collect local data on […]


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