Michigan: Benefits of Bin Aeration for Grains Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
Using bin aeration to dry corn and soybeans with natural air is a common practice in many areas of the country. However, the process does require more management than using […]

Michigan: Think Carefully Before Using 2019 Soybean Seeds Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
Producers want to salvage the soybean seed they carried over from 2019 but need to make this decision carefully. Due to the continuously wet weather occurring in 2019, many soybean […]

Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Planting Rates Can Increase Income Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
Michigan soybean producers have consistently identified planting rates as the highest priority topic to evaluate in on-farm replicated trials. Furthermore, the producers wanted to evaluate the effect of low planting […]

Michigan: 12 Tips to Reduce Soybean Production Costs in a Tough Year Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
Soybean market prices for the 2020-2021 marketing year are projected to be below the breakeven price when land costs are included. The following recommendations from Michigan State University Extension are […]

Michigan: New Rules for Using Paraquat Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Growers using paraquat need to be aware of new requirements issued by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Michigan Soybeans: Are Seed Treatments Profitable? Mar 25, 2020

🕔Mar 25, 2020
Due to the low commodity prices, Michigan soybean producers want to know if seed treatments are consistently profitable. Because of this, they identified seed treatments as a high priority for […]

Webinar: On-Farm Storage – Maximize Grain Quality, Reduce Safety Hazards – March 31 Mar 12, 2020

🕔Mar 12, 2020
One of the residual effects of the 2019 growing season is that we have some wetter than normal grain in on-farm storage. This situation poses two threats to producers. The […]

Michigan Cover Crops: Benefits of Using Brassicas – Video Mar 5, 2020

🕔Mar 5, 2020
If you’re exploring your options for different cover crops, consider the Brassicas. The Brassicas are a plant family that includes radish, turnips, rapeseed and mustards. The two main benefits from […]

Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Weather Risks Mar 5, 2020

🕔Mar 5, 2020
The wet weather conditions that occurred during planting and harvest over the last several growing seasons have created many problems for Michigan soybean producers, such as planting delays, prevented planting, […]

Michigan: Kalamazoo County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Flood Mar 4, 2020

🕔Mar 4, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Kalamazoo County, Michigan, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rain that occurred March 9, 2019, through Nov. 4, […]

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