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  • Agriculture

    MSU Extension works to increase farmers’ success while protecting the environment, ensuring food safety, reaching new markets and advancing agriculture through applied research. Agriculture is now one of the fastest growing sectors of the Michigan economy.


  • Farm Safety

    Farming is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. MSU Extension offers resources for farmers who want to reduce risk and harm on their agricultural operations.

  • Vegetables

    MSU Extension supports the vegetable industry with research and education on economic disease, insect and weed control, reduced input cultural practices, plant nutrition, irrigation, new technology and crop introduction.

  • Poultry

    MSU Extension’s focus on poultry production brings together cross-discipline educators and researchers who work with both commercial poultry producers, small flock owners and youth.

  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for June 23, 2021

    Published on June 23, 2021

    MSU agricultural meteorologist Jeff Andresen presents weather forecasts focusing on farmer’s interests to the MSU Extension vegetable team.

  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for April 1, 2021

    Published on April 1, 2021

    MSU agricultural meteorologist Jeff Andersen presents weather forecasts focusing on farmer's interests to the MSU Extension Field Crop Virtual Breakfast.

  • Viticulture Virtual Field Day: Jackie Perkins

    Published on August 5, 2020

    Jackie Perkins takes a look at diseases that affect Michigan's grapes.

  • Dry Bean & Sugar Beet Virtual Field Day - Linda Hanson

    Published on August 19, 2020

    Linda Hanson shows what to look out for in your sugar beet plot, describing the signs of rhizoctonia, fusarium, and aphanomyces.

  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for May 18, 2021

    Published on May 18, 2021

    MSU agricultural meteorologist Jeff Andresen presents weather forecasts focusing on farmer’s interests to the MSU Extension fruit team.

  • Designing Drainage Systems to Maximize Profit

    Published on July 15, 2021

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast on July 15, 2021, focuses on designing drainage systems to maximize profit, presented by Ehsan Ghane, MSU agricultural drainage specialist.

  • Insects in the Garden with David Lowenstein

    Published on March 16, 2021

    David Lowenstein from MSU Extension helps us build better relationships with the insects that cohabitate in our garden and can be surprisingly helpful.

  • Head Scab Management

    Published on May 20, 2021

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast on May 20, 2021, focuses on head scab management, presented by Marty Chilvers, MSU field crops pathologist.

  • 2020 Field Day - Wheat research and scouting report

    Published on June 15, 2020

    MSU wheat specialist Dennis Pennington talks about his wheat research project that varies planting date and seeding rate. The presentation includes a May 15, 2020, video showing wheat plots planted on five dates from mid-September through November 15, 2019. The video also shows plots of variable seeding rates from 1.6 to 2 million seeds/acre. Also discussion of malting wheat, frost damage, barley yellow dwarf virus and other ailments see this spring. At the Michigan Wheat Program's 2020 "Virtual" Field Day.

  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for July 21, 2021

    Published on July 21, 2021

    MSU agricultural meteorologist Jeff Andresen presents weather forecasts focusing on farmer’s interests to the MSU Extension vegetable team.

  • Viticulture Virtual Field Day: Tim Miles

    Published on August 3, 2020

    Tim Miles takes a look at downy mildew, black rot, and powdery mildew on grapes.

  • Cereal Rye Varieties for Distilling

    In the past two years, 16 rye varieties were grown at three different sites across the state and evaluated for agronomic performance and spirit yield. In this video, Brook Wilke and Ryan Hamilton discuss spring barley varieties growing in the rye trial plots at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) in Hickory Corners, Michigan.

  • Field Crops Webinar - Soybean Production - Mike Staton

    Published on February 22, 2021

    In the second session on Feb. 22, MSU Extension soybean educator Mike Staton focuses on “Improving Soybean Production Income.” The average soybean price for the 2020-2021 marketing year is projected to be $11.15 per bushel. This is welcome news considering the average prices for the previous two years were below the breakeven price for most producers.

  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for April 13, 2021

    Published on April 13, 2021

    MSU agricultural meteorologist Jeff Andresen presents weather forecasts focusing on farmer’s interests to the MSU Extension fruit team.

  • Managing Farm Stress

    Published on July 8, 2021

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast on July 8, 2021, focuses on managing farm stress, presented by Eric Karbowski, MSU Extension farm stress specialist.

  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for June 3, 2021

    Published on June 3, 2021

    MSU agricultural meteorologist Jeff Andersen presents weather forecasts focusing on farmer's interests to the MSU Extension Field Crop Virtual Breakfast.

  • 2020 Field Day - Precision planting in winter wheat

    Published on June 15, 2020

    Dr. Manni Singh talks about his research to adopt the precision planting approach for winter wheat in Michigan. Singh is investigating whether optimal seed placement (depth), row spacing, seeding rates, variety selection and planting time can maximize wheat yields. Some Q&A at conclusion. At the Michigan Wheat Program's 2020 "Virtual" Field Day.