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  • Jul 7

    Irrigation Webinar Series - July 7

    July 7, 2021 12:00PM – 1:00PM 12-1 p.m. Held Virtually Via Zoom

    Six webinar series regarding irrigation management, efficiency, new and expanding irrigation, as well as a crop update with current management topics.

  • Irrigation Webinar - Session 1, July 7

    Published on July 9, 2021

    View the recording from the July 7 Irrigation Webinar Series. Hear more about irrigation scheduling, planning irrigation systems, the opportunity to produce annual forage crop under irrigation and irrigated crop nitrogen management in a year with too much and too little water.

  • Irrigation Webinar Series - Session 2, July 21

    Published on July 23, 2021

    Six webinar series regarding irrigation management, efficiency, new and expanding irrigation, as well as a crop update with current management topics. Session 2 focused on: 1) Irrigating scheduling with the aid of soil moisture monitoring – Dr. Younsuk Dong , MSU BAE-Irrigation Specialist; 2) Where what and why do we irrigate in Michigan and Indiana – Lyndon Kelley, MSU/Purdue Extension Irrigation Educator; 3) Irrigating corn to minimize infection period for Tar Spot - Marty Chilvers, MSU Pathologist; and Cover Crops in Irrigated Fields – Dean Baas, MSU Cover Crops Specialist.

  • Irrigation Webinar Series - Session3, August 4

    Published on August 6, 2021

    Six webinar series regarding irrigation management, efficiency, new and expanding irrigation, as well as a crop update with current management topics. Session 3 focused on 1) Monitoring leaf wetness duration to predict disease infection period– Dr. Younsuk Dong , MSU BAE Irrigation Specialist; 2) Irrigation water supply: how much water do I need? – Lyndon Kelley, MSU/Purdue Extension Irrigation Educator; and 3) Irrigation of blueberries and other small fruit - Mark Longstroth, MSU Fruit Educator Emeritus.

  • Household-level heterogeneity of water resources within common-pool resource systems

    Published on May 31, 2018
    Prior work has demonstrated the ability of common property systems to sustain institutional arrangements governing natural resources over long periods of time

  • Field Crop Sessions Take the Center Stage at the MI Ag Ideas to Grow with Conference, February 15-19, 2021

    Published on February 5, 2021
    Learn about controlling pests, farm bill options for 2021, working with lenders, drainage and irrigation, working with MDNR on managing wildlife damage and more. There are over 25 sessions to choose from, over 20 providing RUP credits.

  • Danielle experienced plenty of hands-on learning while earning her horticulture degree

    Published on March 5, 2021
    Danielle Ellsworth says her horticulture classes and the way the professors presented that information really sparked an interest in her.

  • MSU researcher finds new ways to support global crop production

    Published on July 1, 2020
    Ajit Srivastava develops solar technologies for drip irrigation systems and tractors powered by solar energy to help smallholder farmers in Burkina Faso increase crop production.