Michigan Wheat: Frost Seeding a Red Clover Cover Crop

🕔Mar 9, 2018With spring right around the corner, we are approaching the ideal time to frost seed red clover into your winter wheat crop. Frost seeding is the practice of broadcasting red […]

Michigan: Corn, Soybean, Wheat Variety Trials Focus on Northern Climates

🕔Mar 2, 2018Michigan State University Extension educators in northern Michigan have received grant funding to address variety selection in northern climates. The purpose of these projects is to collect local data on […]

Michigan Wheat: Macros, Micros, and Magical Mixes – Do They Help?

🕔Mar 2, 2018Do simple better. A phrase we don’t often hear in production agriculture but perhaps deserves greater attention even as Michigan wheat growers continue to produce top national wheat yields. Locally, […]

Michigan Corn: Strategies for Nitrogen Management

🕔Mar 2, 2018Corn nitrogen (N) response is influenced by precipitation frequency and intensity. Increased weather variability has prompted growers to pursue improved nitrogen strategies to address economic, social and environmental concerns regarding […]

Michigan: Spring Peach Meeting, Benton Harbor, March 13

🕔Feb 13, 2018High quality peaches are always in demand and appreciated by consumers. The 2018 Michigan Spring Peach Update is the best annual meeting in Michigan to learn about this crop. This year’s meeting […]

Michigan: Midwest Nut Producers Council Meeting, Hickory Corners, March 9-10

🕔Jan 23, 2018The Midwest Nut Producers Council (MNPC) will hold its annual membership meeting in March with an expanded 2-day program that will cover more topics and allow for increased interaction among […]

Michigan Corn: Planting in Twin Rows

🕔Jan 12, 2018Planting corn in twin rows on 30-inch centers is seen as an alternative to planting narrow-row corn (22- or 20-, or even 15-inch rows). In a twin-row configuration, two rows […]

Michigan: Wheat Varieties Tested for Susceptibility to Pre-Harvest Sprouting

🕔Dec 7, 2017Pre-harvest sprouting is a serious grain quality concern for millers and farmers alike. Sprouting is when the seed breaks dormancy and creates enzymes to begin breaking down kernel starch. As […]

Michigan Wheat: Why Does My Crop Have Purple Leaves?

🕔Dec 7, 2017Wheat fields across much of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula are showing signs of purpling, yellowing and tip burn. This has become a widespread problem this fall. Temporary phosphorus deficiency can cause […]

Michigan Wheat: Evaluating Seedling Stands This Fall

🕔Nov 16, 2017Much of wheat’s yield potential is determined by how early and uniformly the seedlings emerge. Michigan State University Extension suggests noting the differences within and between fields may help fine-tune your planting […]

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