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Virtual Thumb Ag Day

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020
8:30 - 11 a.m. (EDT)

Join MSU Extension Field Crops Educators along with MSU experts for this FREE Virtual Thumb Ag Day.

3 Restricted Use Pesticide Credits (Private & Commercial Core, 1A)
2 CCA Credits, Integrated Pest Management and Nutrient Management 

8:30 a.m. - Dennis Pennington, MSU Wheat Systems specialist, will cover "Variety Selection in Wheat - Managing New Variety White Tail"

9 a.m. - Dr. Corey Clark, MSU Extension Farm Management educator, will present "Income Tax Management in Higher Income Years"

9:30 a.m. - Dr. Matt Gammans, Agricultural and Environmental Economics specialist, will give the "Commodity Market Outlook"

10 a.m. - Dr. Tim Harrigan, MSU Precision Agriculture specialist, will cover the topic of "Preventing and Correcting Soil Compaction"

10:30 a.m. - Phil Kaatz, MSU Extension Field Crops educator, will present "Soybeans and Fungicide Use"

10:45 a.m. - Bob Battel, MSU Extension Field Crops educator, speaks about "Nitrogen in Wheat"

Registration for Thumb Ag Day is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on December 8, 2020.


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 Phil Kaatz, at or 810-338-5242 or Bob Battel at or 989-315-4221.