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MSUE Environmental Quality News
Phosphorus, a macronutrient essential for plant growth, is also a contributor to water quality concerns.
Posted on October 2, 2015 9:10am by Marilyn Thelen
Michigan residents can help determine where Extension faculty and staff members should place their emphasis.
Posted on September 16, 2015 8:05am by Beth Stuever
A field day for livestock producers and field crop farmers who utilize commercial fertilizer or manure in their crop nutrient program.
Posted on August 24, 2015 4:14pm by Shelby Burlew
“Manure than You Can Handle” was certainly a fitting theme for this year’s Manure Expo between the farm tours, equipment demonstrations and educational sessions.
Posted on August 24, 2015 9:07am by Shelby Burlew
Join us Sept. 9 to learn about MSU’s applied agronomic research programs that are addressing vital issues confronting the Michigan field crops industry such as soil health, environmental stewardship and climate change.
Posted on August 10, 2015 8:14am by George Silva
A new conservation program helps farmers retain crop nutrients. The 2015 deadline to apply is July 24.
Posted on July 19, 2015 5:39pm by Monica Day
Bioreactors and controlled drainage expand options for feeding our crops and protecting our water.
Posted on May 7, 2015 7:13am by Tim Harrigan
Grape vines are very sensitive to 2,4-D, therefore MDARD has restrictions on the use of 2,4-D for several counties in southwest Michigan.
Posted on April 28, 2015 10:04am by Mark Longstroth
Integrating conservation practices throughout the farming system can keep crop nutrients in the root zone and out of waterways.
Posted on April 17, 2015 9:41am by Tim Harrigan
Do you know where your power comes from, or what it costs?
Posted on April 2, 2015 8:49am by Dennis Pennington