Field Crops Webinar Series 2024

Mondays, Feb. 5 - March 25, 2024
7-8 p.m. ET

Link will be sent prior to webinar.

Join the MSU Extension Field Crops Team with agriculture experts in this series of eight webinars. The theme for the year is "Two for the Price of One - Conversations in Row Crop Agriculture. You will learn important information for the coming growing season from two presenters each night and have an opportunity to ask questions. Webinars will be archived for later viewing. 

Cost is $20 for the entire series.

One Michigan pesticide recertification (RUP) credit for Core or Field Crops and one CEU for Certified Crop Advisors will be available for each live event.

Field Crops Webinar Series Schedule:


Integrated Wildlife Damage in Michigan Field Crops: Repellant and Palatability Trial Results

Dr. James DeDecker (Director - MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center) & Monica Jean (MSU Field Crops Educator)


Corn Fertility and Management Considerations for 2024 Production

Dr. Kurt Steinke (MSU Associate Professor of Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management) and Dr. Dan Quinn (Purdue Assistant Professor of Agronomy and  Extension Corn Specialist)


Linking Drainage, Soil health, Cover Crops, and Water Quality

Dr. Ehsan Ghane (MSU Associate Professor - Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering & Drainage Extension Specialist) and Monica Jean (MSU Field Crops Educator)


What Can Beneficial Nematodes Tell Us About Soil Health?

Dr. Christine Sprunger (MSU Assistant Professor of Soil Health in Department of Plant, Soil, and Microbial Science - W.K. Kellogg Biological Station) & Tvisha Martin (MSU Doctoral Researcher - Soil Health & Ecosystem Ecology Lab)


Turning Weather-Related Challenges to Agronomic Management Opportunities

Dr. Manni Singh (MSU Assistant Professor of Cropping Systems Agronomy) & Jeff Andresen (MSU Climatologist)


Dry Bean Production Agronomics and Market Considerations

Scott Bales (MSU Dry Bean Specialist) & Ackerman Marketing


Opportunities and Challenges of Disease Management: White Mold in Soybeans & Tar Spot in Corn

Dr. Marty Chilvers (Associate Professor - Department of Plant, Soil, and Microbial Sciences) & Albert Tenuta (Plant Pathologist - Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs)


Weed Control Challenges and Management in Field Crops and Forages

Dr. Erin Burns (MSU Assistant Professor - Integrated Weed Management) & Dr. Kim Cassida (MSU Assistant Professor/Extension Specialist - Forages & Cover Crops)

For more information, contact the Montcalm County Extension office at 989-831-7500 or Call by January 15 to request accommodations for persons with disabilities.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information, contact Steve Whittington, at 989-831-7509 or