Michigan: Drying, Storing Wet Soybeans Nov 4, 2021

🕔Nov 4, 2021
Due to the cool and wet conditions, soybeans harvested at this time of the year will need to be dried on the farm or at the elevator. Some elevators will accept soybeans […]

Michigan: Enterprise Budgets Are Useful Tools – Especially During Uncertain Times Nov 4, 2021

🕔Nov 4, 2021
The current market, with rising input prices and potential downward pressure on output prices, is stressful. Given this “squeeze” your farm might be experiencing, and to predict future profitability, it […]

Michigan Wheat: Management Considerations for Late-Planted Fields Oct 29, 2021

🕔Oct 29, 2021
In a perfect world, wheat should be planted soon after the Hessian fly-free date. Highest yields are often attained when seedlings emerge within two weeks following the posted fly-free date, assuming […]

Michigan Soybeans: Avoid Significant Yield Losses by Sampling for SCN Oct 22, 2021

🕔Oct 22, 2021
If you have areas with lower-than-expected soybean yields that cannot be explained, it may be due to soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines). This nematode is a major limiting factor in […]

Michigan: Pesticide Applicator Review Sessions, Recertifications Credits, Testing Options for Fall 2021 Oct 22, 2021

🕔Oct 22, 2021
In Michigan, autumn is a time when the commercial agricultural community starts to think about pesticide applicator certifications. For some, it may be because the new production season is approaching […]

Michigan: 2021 Integrated Crop, Pest Management Update, East Lansing, Dec. 20 Oct 21, 2021

🕔Oct 21, 2021
The Michigan State University Extension field crops team will host the 2021 Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update on Monday, Dec. 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Normally held at the MSU Livestock Pavilion, we held the […]

Michigan: Soil Health Assessment Tool Now Available Oct 19, 2021

🕔Oct 19, 2021
A Michigan Soil Health Progress Report developed by Michigan State University Extension educators is now available for farmers, agribusinesses, agency personal and crop advisors to assist in assessing and tracking soil health on their […]

Michigan State University Introduces Fertilizer Cost Comparison Tool Oct 19, 2021

🕔Oct 19, 2021
In any given year, fertilizer is one of the largest inputs purchased by a farm. In 2021, prices increased for this important farm input after commodity prices began to rise […]

Michigan Soybeans: Overcoming Harvest Challenges – Shattering, Green Stems, Lodging Oct 19, 2021

🕔Oct 19, 2021
Soybean producers are experiencing several harvest challenges this fall and many harvested fields have turned green due to volunteer soybeans. The most common problem is the high potential for shatter […]

Michigan Wheat: Planting the 2022 Crop Oct 7, 2021

🕔Oct 7, 2021
Planting preparations Achieving top yields requires a uniform stand of healthy seedlings. This is dependent on seeds being dropped as evenly as possible and at a uniform depth. Good seed […]

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