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 […]

Soil Health: Dig a Little, Learn a Lot – DTN Aug 2, 2021

🕔Aug 2, 2021
One of the best ways to measure soil health and the effectiveness of crop production practices is several feet underground. Mike Petersen gave his 1,755th soil pit talk at Grant […]

Southwest Michigan: Fall Harvest Conditions Left a Mixed Bag of Challenges Mar 19, 2021

🕔Mar 19, 2021
While the late summer and early fall of 2020 was certainly dry, when rainfall returned fields became extremely wet during late harvest. This allowed for the creation of deep ruts […]

Midwest Cover Crops Council Annual Conference Goes Virtual – Feb. 23-25 Feb 5, 2021

🕔Feb 5, 2021
Keeping bare ground covered and live roots growing for as much of the year as possible, over the long term, enhances productivity, resilience to climate extremes and water quality. Farmers […]

10 Steps for Conducting Your Own On-Farm Research Feb 21, 2019

🕔Feb 21, 2019
Throughout the year, farmers listen to numerous agronomists, researches, economists, retailers, marketers and other farmers talk about the latest research, information and practices that can help their farms become more […]

Michigan: 2 Field Crop Production Update Programs, Feb. 7, 8 Jan 31, 2019

🕔Jan 31, 2019
Farmers may be looking for a ticket for warmer climates this winter, but in the face of tough economic times for farmers, field crop producers need a place to get […]

Michigan Wheat: Frost Seeding a Red Clover Cover Crop Mar 9, 2018

🕔Mar 9, 2018
With 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: Repairing Your Flood-Damaged Fields Jul 7, 2017

🕔Jul 7, 2017
Heavy rains and flooding have left many farm fields in need of physical repair. Flood waters erode exposed soils, leaving deep gullies, drifted crop residue, brush and building materials, as […]

Michigan Cover Crops: Get Your Plan Together Before Small Grain Harvest Jul 6, 2017

🕔Jul 6, 2017
As the harvest of wheat and other small grain crops approaches, it is time to consider options for planting cover crops. Allowing a cover crop to take advantage of the […]

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