Facilities use less energy, improve efficiency

The more apples you grow and pack, the more storage you need. If that storage is energy-efficient and improves the quality of your apples, so much the better. Here are two examples of growers who have... more

The annual Viticulture Field Day was held July 27 at the Southwest Michigan Research & Extension Center. Michigan State University Extension and the Michigan Grape Society sponsor the event.

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Vestaron uses peptide technology to enter biocontrol market

Bolstered by recent EPA approval to delete the bee toxicity warning statement from its Spear biopesticide label, Kalamazoo, Michigan-based Vestaron continues to develop peptide-based insecticides that are expected to hit the commercial market this ye... more
Vineyard undervine with a cover crop. Photo: Justine Vanden Heuvel Vineyard cover crops save expense, environment

Scientists gather, share updates on spread of stink bugs Scientists gather, share updates on spread of stink bugs

Members of the first place team in the Apps for Ag hackathon, GivingGarden, (from left) Scott Kirkland, Josh Livni, Deema Tamimi and John Knoll. Photo: UC ANR

Produce-sharing app wins Apps for Ag hackathon

A gardening and produce-sharing app took top prize in the Apps for Ag hacka... more


New UAS regulations expand drone use for agriculture

On June 21, the Federal Aviation Administration released the much anticipat... more

SWD egg laying affected by extreme drought, heat

SWD egg laying affected by extreme drought, heat

The earliest ever arrival in New York State of this fast-reproducing insect... more

Colorado growers conference set for Feb. 21

Direct-marketing farms have double the regional impact

Bayer ‘disappointed’ by Monsanto rejection

Farmobile expands data store

Monsanto rejects second Bayer proposal

MDARD awards Value Added & Regional Food Systems grants

Are Wells an Untapped Source of Energy?

VIDEO: Are Wells an Untapped Source of Energy?

Timothy Schultz, president of Terra Caloric, says there are a million wells in Michigan – a vast, untapped resource for geothermal power.

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