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MSU Needing Ag Land Information for Annual Survey

If you’ve purchased, sold or appraised land in the last couple years, Michigan State University needs your help. For the last 30 years, the Michigan...

Pioneer Varieties Showing Tar Spot Tolerance

The overwhelming issue for corn this season has been tar spot. There’s been a couple Pioneer varieties that have been standing up to the...

Tonnages For Michigan 2021 Sugarbeet Crop So High, Co-Op May Ask...

The Michigan Ag Today Sugarbeet Harvest Report is made possible by Betaseed: breeding confidence. Michigan Sugar is starting permanent piling on Friday. However, they’re asking...

Michigan Dry Beans on Pace for Record-Breaking Yields, Quality Remains Strong

The 2022 Michigan dry bean harvest is just about in the books, and it’s a surprisingly good crop. Scott Bales, Michigan State University dry...

Michigan Soybeans Dominating Yields in 2021

“You can’t have a good corn crop and soybean crop in the same year” is an adage many farmers know, and it’s holding true...

Watching for Late Season Soybean Diseases

Soybean harvest in Michigan is quickly approaching the halfway point. As we get later in the season, Josh Whelan, Pioneer field agronomist, is noticing...

‘Cultivating Connections’ is More Than Succession Planning Workshop, Fostering Relationships

The average age of a farmer is 57.5 years old. While that’s still two decades away from the average life expectancy, one event is...

How Soybean Seed Size Impacts Yield

36 percent of Michigan’s soybeans have been harvested, eight points ahead of the five-year average. According to Christopher Bauer, Pioneer agronomist, has heard of many...

What John Deere Worker Strike Means for Local Dealerships

10,000 workers are on strike at John Deere facilities in 14 states. Deere & Co. rejected a contract agreement presented by the United Auto...

Sugarbeet Industry’s Policy Priorities in D.C.

The MAT Sugarbeet Harvest Report is made possible by Betaseed, where research breeds confidence. At its core, the American Sugarbeet Growers Association promotes the common...

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