Resources

  • Corn and Soybean Planting Considerations for 2020

    Published on April 30, 2020
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly topic for April 30, 2020, focuses on corn and soybean planting considerations, presented by Manni Singh of MSU’s Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences.

  • Early Season Weed Control for 2020

    Published on April 23, 2020
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly topic for April 23, 2020, focuses on early season weed control, presented by Christy Sprague, MSU weed scientist.

  • Dealing with Tough Soil Conditions

    Published on April 16, 2020
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly topic for April 16, 2020, focused on dealing with tough soil conditions, presented by Dr. Tim Harrigan, MSU Department of Agricultural Engineering.

  • Pesticide Review for Private Applicators

    Published on April 13, 2020
    This webinar was created for private applicators looking to review the core manual before taking the verbal test with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD).

  • Farmers Helping Farmers with Farm Stress

    Published on March 30, 2020
    Knowing the signs and symptoms of stress in agriculture is critical. The webinar will also describe warning signs of suicide and available resources to help support someone in need.

  • Woodlot Management

    Published on March 16, 2020
    This talk will cover the basics of woodlot management to meet a variety of goals, including the production of non-timber forest products.

  • Nutrient Management to Improve Efficiency

    Published on March 9, 2020
    Results of 2019 nutrient management research will be shared with a focus on strategies to improve use efficiency of fertilizer inputs.

  • Emergent Pests and Diseases

    Published on March 2, 2020
    An update on the current status and 2019 research results with tar spot in corn will be shared. Insect pests such as corn earworm that made an appearance in parts of Michigan in 2019 will also be addressed.

  • Weed Management Challenges that Lurk for 2020

    Published on February 24, 2020
    The 2019 field season is one that many of us would like to forget. High numbers of weed escapes and several unmanaged prevented plant acres will lead to greater weed management challenges as we head into the 2020 field season.

  • Corn, Wheat and Soybean Price Outlook

    Published on February 17, 2020
    We'll look at the price outlook for both the 2019-20 and 2020-21 crop marketing years for corn, wheat and soybeans to consider pricing strategies. We'll also consider the price outlook may mean for the PLC/ARC program which must be made by March 15.