Midwest

Prowl H2O registered for celery, cuts annual grasses and certain broadleaf weeds

The EPA has approved a new supplemental label for the use of Prowl H2O in celery. The supplemental label expires Nov. 25, 2022. Prowl H2O may be applied to celery grown on muck soil at... more »

GoalTender: Renewed label for onions and cole crops in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) has approved the renewal of a Special Local Needs (SLN) label, also known as a Section 24c label, for the use of GoalTender on onions and cole crops (broccoli,... more »

Revolution Farms launches four new products in Michigan markets

Caledonia, Michigan, Michigan-based Revolution Farms, a leading indoor greenhouse farm in Michigan, is launching four new products in independent grocery stores in the Detroit Metro area and West Michigan this month, including three bold salad... more »

Michigan Farm Technical Assistance Survey underway

Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS) are surveying farmers in Michigan to better understand which business technical assistance resources farmers are using and their effectiveness. According to a news release, there are lots of resources out... more »

Metro Institute to offer Michigan online pesticide applicator certification exams

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced March 25 that pesticide applicators can now take their certification exams through remotely proctored, online testing. According to a news release, this new testing capability is... more »

Rodale Institute expands organic consulting services in Midwest

Rodale Institute, a nonprofit known for its research, farmer training, and education about regenerative organic agriculture since 1947, has expanded its team in an effort to empower more farmers to transition to organic. Now with... more »

Michigan State University named top 10 agriculture college in new report

Michigan State University is one of the top 10 agriculture colleges worldwide, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking by Subject report released in March. QS, an education marketing and networking company based... more »

Warmer soils in Illinois could indicate healthy insect populations for spring

Despite the cold weather this February, winter soil temperatures averaged 1 to 2 degrees higher than the long-term averages in Illinois, indicating a greater chance of insects surviving the winter, according to Jennie Atkins, Water... more »

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