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Southwest Michigan Hispanic Grower Cooperation improving profitability through farmer educational knowledge
Posted on August 27, 2014 10:30am by Mark Thomas
In an effort to connect consumers to Michigan farmers, Michigan State University Extension teamed up with Neiman’s Family Market to provide shoppers with a glimpse of a few farmers behind the food.
Posted on August 27, 2014 9:56am by Mary Dunckel
The MSU Nutrient Management Plot Tour on Sept. 10 will highlight applied agronomic research designed to address issues facing the Michigan field crops industry, including price volatility, climate change, soil health and environmental sustainability.
Posted on August 27, 2014 9:17am by George Silva
To fill the demand for local ingredients by our booming craft beer industry, both quality barley and quality malt must be produced.
Posted on August 26, 2014 12:06pm by Ashley McFarland
An update on corn rootworm and soybean aphid populations, as well information on when and if to spray for soybean aphids this late in the season.
Posted on August 25, 2014 3:11pm by Christina DiFonzo
Take this brief survey on identifying obstacles to economically and environmentally sustainable hop production.
Posted on August 25, 2014 12:53pm by Erin Lizotte
The capability to store manure reduces, or eliminates, the need to spread manure on a daily basis. Manure storage facilities allow small farms to store the manure until it can be removed and utilized at a later time.
Posted on August 25, 2014 9:26am by Shelby Bollwahn
In addition to dry matter testing, it is important to determine alpha acid levels before harvesting hops.
Posted on August 22, 2014 3:37pm by Diane Brown
Maximizing profit and returns on resource invested can be dependent on the last irrigation application this season.
Posted on August 22, 2014 1:52pm by Lyndon Kelley
No brown marmorated stink bugs were caught during the week of Aug. 15-21, 2014.
Posted on August 22, 2014 1:23pm by Julianna Wilson