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  • Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center

    
The MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center is a hub for sustainable agriculture innovation and education that is relevant to the environment, economy and needs of UP communities.


  • Aug 5

    Organic Vegetable Field Day

    August 5, 2021 9:00AM – 1:00PM Program begins at 9 am, lunch begins at noon. MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center - North Farm N5431 Rock River Rd Chatham MI 49816

    Visit MSU UPREC North Farm for a tour of organic research -- vegetable variety trials and mechanical cultivation -- and stay for lunch. Free event.

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?" July 13, 2020 Organic cucumber research trial harvest

    Published on July 13, 2020

    North Farm research coordinator Allison Stawara describes the organic cucumber research trial and growing system in the passive solar hoop house at MSU's Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, MIchigan.

  • Evaluating malting barley varieties for Michigan growers, brewers

    Published on October 30, 2013

    Researchers at the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center are evaluating malting barley varieties for yield, strength of stalk and malt quality for farmers interested in growing the crop, and for Michigan brewers who hope to locally source it.

  • UPREC hosts 2019 Field Day

    Published on November 6, 2019

    Upper Peninsula Research & Education Center (UPREC) director James DeDecker talks about the station's 2019 Field Day, and the diversity of research going on at the center.

  • Building an integrated food system for the U.P.

    Researchers and educators at the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center focus on three areas of agriculture research: integrating crop and livestock systems, improving soil health and fertility, and building region-specific food systems.

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?" August 13, 2020, Rotational Grazing

    Published on September 14, 2020

    Farm manager Paul Naasz describes the intensive management grazing system for the grass-finished beef herd at MSU's Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, MIchigan.

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?" May 20, 2020, Planting oats

    Published on June 2, 2020

    The UPREC crew plants oats, oats/peas using the no-till seeder. They also calibrate the seeder between crops.

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?" May 5, 2020, Pastures and Cattle

    Published on May 19, 2020

    Take a look at pastures and the grass-finished Red Angus beef herd at the Michigan State University Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, Michigan

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?" May 20, 2020, Weaning follow-up

    Published on June 3, 2020

    Take a look at the grass-finished beef research herd at the MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center 10 days or so following weaning.

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?" August 13, 2020, Pasture fencing

    Published on August 13, 2020

    Farm Manager Paul Naasz describes the fencing for grazing cattle at Michigan State University's Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, Michigan.

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?" June 17, 2020, MSU North Farm cover crops

    Published on June 26, 2020

    Michigan State University Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center North Farm Coordinator Allison Starawa explains the use of 2 cover crop choices currently in place on the UPREC North Farm in Chatham, MI.

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?", May 12, 2020, Weaning day

    Published on May 15, 2020

    Weaning Red Angus beef calves at the MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center, May 12 and 14, 2020

  • Tour of MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center

    We hear from Christian Kapp of the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, MI. The decision to accept or reject a load of grain for malting is a matter of critical importance no matter the size of the malthouse or the size of the farm.

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?" August 4, 2020, Seed saving garden

    Published on August 10, 2020

    MSU Extension Educator Abbey Palmer gives a tour of the seed saving garden at MSU's Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, MI. The garden is used primarily as a teaching tool for visiting school and youth groups.

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?" June 3 and 5, 2020, Distiller's rye variety trial

    Published on June 7, 2020

    Michigan State University Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center director, Dr. James Dedecker, explains the 2020 cereal rye trial at UPREC funded by the Michigan Craft Beverage Council. Resulting grain will be evaluated for use in distilling spirits.

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?" June 16, 2020, Annual forage crop trial

    Published on June 20, 2020

    UPREC director, Dr. James Dedecker and research technician Christian Kapp plant a replicated, small plot trial to evaluate annual forage options. Christian describes his unique small plot seeder.

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?" July 1, 2020, Weather stations at MSU's UPREC facility

    Published on July 8, 2020

    UPREC secretary Michelle Coleman explains weather data collection for the National Weather Service station and the MSU Enviroweather station at the Michigan State University Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, MI.

  • Optimizing hoop houses for vegetable production in the U.P.

    Published on May 9, 2014

    Scientists and educators at Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center are optimizing hoop houses to extend the growing season in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

  • New staff breathes life into U.P. Incubator Farm

    Three new MSU staff members and one intern rejuvenate the North Farm at the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, MI. Their goal is to develop an incubator farm at the site to improve agricultural knowledge throughout the region.

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?" June 3, 2020, Weighing up yearling cattle

    Published on June 8, 2020

    MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center farm manager Paul Naasz and his crew weigh and sort yearling cattle, and start up the SARE-funded feedlot vs grass-finishing trial for 2020