Published on August 12, 2021
Hot, humid weather and plentiful rainfall give way to cooler and drier weather beginning this weekend. Don’t let the soybean scouting sweet spot pass you by without evaluating your fields.
Published on August 5, 2021
Crops are progressing rapidly through reproductive stages, and rainfall is not expected to keep up with crop demand during next week’s return to summer-like temperatures.
Published on July 21, 2021
Research efforts in irrigated corn and soybean production and pest management will be discussed at a field day in St. Joseph County on Aug. 17, 2021.
Published on July 6, 2021
Michigan State University and the Michigan Potato Industry Commission are hosting a potato field day at the Montcalm Research Center in Lakeview, Michigan, on Thursday, Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Published on June 8, 2021
Hot, dry summers sometimes result in quick irrigation investment decisions that may be regretted
Published on May 27, 2021
The Field Crops Virtual Breakfast on June 3 will feature MSU irrigation specialists Younsuk Dong and Lyndon Kelly discussing early irrigation strategies.
Published on May 24, 2021
Irrigation scheduling recommendations and disease management guidelines for wheat.
Published on May 4, 2021
Irrigation plays an important role in Michigan agriculture, contributing the rich diversity of crops grown and ensuring that short-term water deficits do not reduce yields and quality of crops produced.
Published on April 27, 2021
Over the wide variety of planting and soil-applied herbicide situations, most irrigated producers will gain from an early-season irrigation application. The limiting factor is whether the irrigation system is ready to go.
Published on April 22, 2021
Below normal precipitation during the fall and winter has resulted in a decline in groundwater levels. Producers need to prepare for potential challenges, especially if they irrigate crops.