Want to learn more about how climate variability and change, water and their potential affect on agricultural production? You can view a series of webinars featuring noted experts from throughout Michigan. These recorded webinars are intended for all residents interested in Michigan agriculture including farmers, their consultants, state and federal agency staff and all residents interested in climate and water’s influence on Michigan food production
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MSUE Environmental Quality News
The challenge of keeping nutrients in the root zone year-around highlights the importance of multiple barriers with stacked/bundled BMP’s to stabilize cropland and prevent runoff.
Posted on April 14, 2016 9:34am by Tim Harrigan
Effective agricultural and urban management practices to protect water quality require an understanding of how and when nutrients move across the landscape, and which management practices are most likely to be successful in preventing nutrient loss.
Posted on February 23, 2016 3:13pm by Tim Harrigan
The impact of Michigan agriculture in helping the state meet its carbon reduction goal will be discussed at the Powering Michigan Agriculture with Renewable Energy Conference.
Posted on February 23, 2016 1:17pm by Charles Gould
Join us March 19, 2016, as we address what’s next for Michigan agriculture production and land management.
Posted on February 2, 2016 5:18pm by Erin Lizotte
Farmers to learn about implementing renewable energy at the Powering Michigan Agriculture Conference
Participants will learn how to identify the technology suitable to meet energy management goals on their farm, and how to obtain the resources and tools necessary to implement these technologies.
Posted on January 25, 2016 1:39pm by Charles Gould
Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources event to focus on soil health
Michigan State University will host its first Agriculture Innovations: Focus on Soils on Aug. 24, 2016, at the Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center in Frankenmuth, Michigan.
Posted on January 12, 2016 4:14pm by Megghan Honke Seidel
Save the date for Michigan’s first Highland Ag and Natural Resources Conference, March 19, 2016, to learn what’s next for Michigan agriculture.
Posted on January 7, 2016 1:45pm by Erin Lizotte
Audits performed by auditors certified by the Michigan Farm Energy Audit Program have increased the number of approved on-farm energy efficiency projects in Michigan.
Posted on December 4, 2015 4:45pm by Aluel S. Go
Japanese Knotweed, a destructive invader, will proliferate if mowed.
Posted on November 3, 2015 10:29am by Monica Day
How to determine the value of soil health.
Posted on November 3, 2015 10:01am by Christina Curell