Midwest

New edition of cover crop field guide released

Cover crops are used to slow erosion, improve soil health and capture nutrients. However, from planting to termination, growers face many production decisions. The Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC), composed of representatives from 12 Midwest states and... more »

Weathered grower to lead Michigan hort group

A conservative-minded grower from Southwestern Michigan will lead other growers in the state through 2022. Scott Hassle is an owner and operator of Berrybrook Enterprises, a diversified farm operation that includes about 460 acres of... more »

Ohio Vineyard Soil Management webinar set for Nov. 17

Soils are the unsung hero of viticulture, providing the nutrition and water required to produce high quality fruit and healthy vegetation each year. However, its management is often one of the most misunderstood aspects of... more »

Michigan agritourism surveyed about disease prevention practices

Michigan State University Extension is developing resources to help Michigan’s agritourism industry better protect itself and its guests from zoonotic diseases. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), zoonotic diseases are diseases caused... more »

Mecum Gone Farmin’ Fall Premier vintage tractor auction set

The 2021 Mecum Gone Farmin’ Fall Premier vintage tractor auction will be held at the Bend XPO venue on the Mississippi River in East Moline, Illinois, on Nov. 11-13. A 1932... more »

Illinois’ Chris Doll’s legacy marked with endowed scholarship

One year after his passing, the Chris Doll Scholarship has been enhanced to an endowment fund through donations, guaranteeing annual scholarship opportunities for the next generation of students pursuing careers in horticulture. “Chris Doll’s accomplishments... more »

Soil health assessment tool now available for Michigan growers

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 farms. [caption... more »

Application deadline extended for 2022 Michigan Apple Queen

Women with a strong and definite connection to the Michigan Apple industry are encouraged to apply for the 2022 Michigan Apple Queen title. The application deadline is Nov. 15, 2021. The new queen will be crowned... more »

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Weathered grower to lead Michigan hort group

Grape industry changes seen in 1995

NC Caneberry Field Day emphasizes crop strategy

Raising canes in Southeastern North Carolina

Mechanical, robotic innovations highlighted at blueberry event

Emerging technology, apple sessions highlight EXPO

National Council for Agricultural Employers column: Politicians must act for sustainability of ag labor

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