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MSU working to prevent cover crop failure

A conservation agronomist is working with farmers to overcome challenges that come with incorporating cover crops. Madelyn Celovsky with Michigan State University Extension tells Brownfield weather can be a barrier. “This year was especially challenging, with harvest being delayed,” she shares. “Farmers that were planning on... Read More.

MSU Drainage Workshop breaks down installation practices

Researchers at Michigan State University are promoting tile drainage structure design as a way to reduce nutrient loss. Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering researcher Ehsan Ghane tells Brownfield controlled drainage systems are even more efficient at managing water movement than traditional field tiling. “The reason they... Read More.

Michigan Farm Bureau says MSU investments are a major win for 2023

Michigan Farm Bureau says it’s grateful the state’s land grant finalized funding this year to update ag research facilities. Senior Industry Relations Specialist Ernie Birchmeier tells Brownfield a new $75 million Dairy Cattle Teaching and Research Center at Michigan State University will take the state’s... Read More.