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Michigan taking comments on specialty crop grants program

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is asking for comments on the state's Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. To e... READ MORE »

Pest detections cue sweet corn growers to do early-season scouting

Some pests are sporadic in nature and only become problems when conditions are right. This year’s wet spring and big storms have provided perfect co... READ MORE »

Low tunnels show good results for strawberries

June-bearing (short-day) strawberries are a high-value crop, but their brief harvest season severely limits the window of opportunity for making a pro... READ MORE »

Study suggests new approaches to onion disease

Bacterial leaf blight, caused by Pantoea agglomerans, has been a limiting factor for Michigan onion growers in recent years. The bacterium was isolate... READ MORE »

Plan ahead to protect cole crops from swede midge

Michigan cole crops growers must be wary of a new pest, the swede midge, according to Ben Phillips, a Michigan State University Extension educator. Ph... READ MORE »

Container grown tomatoes preserve soil

Judson Reid is a go-to guy when it comes to commercial vegetable production in high tunnels. Reid, Cornell Cooperative Extension vegetable speciali... READ MORE »

Vegetable council president to continue focus on research

Doug Horkey will be the next president of the Michigan Vegetable Council (MVC). He’ll start his two-year term in January, succeeding outgoing presid... READ MORE »

Michigan Vegetable Council awards farmer, sales representative

The Michigan Vegetable Council handed out a Master Farmer Award and a Master Farmer Associate Award during the latest Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and... READ MORE »

Michigan vegetable industry scholarships now available

Scholarships are now available from the Michigan State Horticultural Society and The Michigan Vegetable Council for students who intend to pursue ca... READ MORE »

Programs govern Michigan water use

Farmers know better than anyone how important it is to keep soil, pesticides and nutrients on their fields and out of waterways – it saves m... READ MORE »

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