MSU Extension Farm Management Program in west Michigan applies research based educational programming to assist agriculturally related industries, businesses, families and individuals in improving their lives and achieving their goals. Farm business arrangements and estate planning are examples of education programs provided by Extension agents.
Selections in the homepage are provided by MSU Agricultural Weather Office and the National Weather Service.
Cash Farm Lease
Commodity Market Forecasts
The Crop Advisory Team (CAT) Alert newsletters feature timely pest management information based on current conditions. MSU faculty and Extension field staff write and pest management concerns. Select one of the four editions: fruit, vegetable, field crop and landscape. With the exception of the landscape edition, the information is primarily for commercial production of crops.
Field Crops AoE Publications
Intergrated Pest Management
Integrated pest management (IPM) is a sustainable approach for managing insects, weeds and plant diseases that combines the use of biological control, cultural, physical, and chemical tactics in a way that minimizes economic, health, and environmental risks.
MSU Corn Varieties Trial Results for 2007
MSU Farm Labor Rules & Regulations
MSU Variety Trials
(Corn, Soybeans, Wheat and Forage)
MSU Wheat The US Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative aims to create the conditions necessary for a swift and complete technological triumph in the war against Fusarium Head Blight. Field Trials
Check List for Oil & Gas Mineral Leases by Michigan Farm Bureau
Value-Added agriculture is a process of increasing the economic value and consumer appeal of an agricultural commodity.
For the best local information check with your local MSU Extension office, listed by county in the directory.