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The 2014 farm bill contains new farm programs that will require complex decisions by farmers. There are actions that should be taken now to prepare for the decisions that must be made during the coming months.
Posted on September 15, 2014 1:43pm by David Schweikhardt
More nymph and adult brown marmorated stink bugs were caught during the week of Sept. 5-11, 2014, at seven sites in Berrien, Lenawee and Ingham counties. Homeowners in Berrien County are starting to report them in greater number.
Posted on September 15, 2014 12:00pm by Julianna Wilson
Production recordkeeping is an important task for any vegetable or crop farm, whether small, medium or large in size.
Posted on September 11, 2014 2:40pm by Hal Hudson
Soybean sudden death syndrome can be found at low levels in many southwest Michigan fields this fall. Growers should evaluate fields and think about selecting partially resistant varieties where SDS has been on the rise.
Posted on September 10, 2014 11:16am by Bruce MacKellar
Connecting local hops with a local brewery allows participants to have a deeper connection to their local food systems.
Posted on September 8, 2014 8:40am by Andy Northrop
Five nymph and four adult brown marmorated stink bugs were caught during the week of Aug. 29 to Sept. 4, 2014, at five sites in Berrien, Lenawee and Monroe counties.
Posted on September 5, 2014 10:39am by Julianna Wilson
New website offers growers and practitioners access to current nutrient recommendations and strategies as well as product performance and tools to maximize return on soil fertility and plant nutrition investments.
Posted on September 4, 2014 3:23pm by Kurt Steinke
Join us Sept. 16, 2014, for a research trial tour of white mold on soybeans, and see first-hand how to combat this disease.
Posted on September 4, 2014 1:16pm by Fred Springborn
Current grain and dairy commodity markets updates are now available online.
Posted on September 3, 2014 5:20pm by Dennis Stein
Soybean producers will need to understand and implement short-term and long-term management practices to reduce the occurrence of white mold, sudden death syndrome and soybean cyst nematodes, and produce high soybean yields under irrigation.
Posted on September 2, 2014 2:48pm by Mike Staton