Midwest

Iowa Corn releases newly elected board members

On July 17, 2024, the Iowa Corn announced the board of directors election results for the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB). ICGA  ELECTED MEMBERS Those elected as ICGA directors... more »

MSU’s vegetable crop report provides updates, indicates rising disease pressures

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension has issued a crop report highlighting increased disease pressures across various vegetable crops. In the report, MSU indicated that it will no longer include weekly weather forecasts. For local forecasts,... more »

Michigan Asparagus season ends with strong sales

The 2024 Michigan asparagus season wrapped up one week early with a surplus of produce available for summer festivities, marking a successful campaign driven by strategic marketing efforts from the Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board (MAAB).... more »

Ohio State to host Crop, Soil & Water Field Night 

Ohio State University (OSU) is hosting a Crop, Soil & Water Field Night. Drones and inputs are on the schedule. Part of the South Centers Soil, Water, and Bioenergy program, the event is scheduled for... more »

Spotted lanternfly discovered in Michigan 

The invasive spotted lanternfly (SLF) has been detected in a Michigan county. Michigan officials have confirmed the state’s second detection of the invasive spotted lanternfly in Monroe County. SLF is a destructive pest that feeds... more »

New farm manager at MSU plant pathology, entomology centers

A new farm manager has been named to supervise the Michigan State University Plant Pathology and Entomology Research Centers. Jared Andrews will direct and lead daily operations and administrative duties at the two MSU AgBioResearch... more »

MSU’s crop report outlines weather impacts, crop progress

Michigan's agricultural landscape faces a rough start to the season with the recent onslaught of tornadoes and a mix of weather patterns, as outlined in the latest Michigan vegetable crop report provided by experts at... more »

Insect forum scheduled at MSU

Michigan State University’s Department of Entomology is planning an insect symposium. The Excellence in Insect Science Symposium 2024 is scheduled for May 16-17 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing, Michigan. The... more »

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