The Michigan Corn office is seeking a 2017 summer intern to assist in promoting the objectives of the Michigan Corn office while gaining skills related to marketing, event planning, communications and business administration within the agricultural industry. Click here for more information about the internship and how to apply. Applications will be accepted until December 19, 2016.
Suspected Tar spot of corn was found recently in a dry land Michigan corn field. Michigan State University is currently working on official laboratory confirmation. If you suspect tar spot please submit a sample free of charge, courtesy of the Corn Marketing Program of Michigan. To assist in research efforts submit samples to the MSU Diagnostic Services (www.pestid.msu.edu). When submitting samples be sure to indicate the location where the sample was collected. Click here for more information.
Michigan State University Extension specialists and educators will present new information about pest and crop management research and practices in field crops. Participants will also receive a free copy of MSU Extension Bulletin E-434 “2017 Weed Control Guide for Field Crops” compliments of the Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee, the Corn Marketing Program of Michigan and the Michigan Wheat Program. Click here for dates, locations and to register.
Click here for a recap of the 2016 Between the Rows Tour.
The Biofuels Infrastructure Partnership (BIP) program provides grant funds for the purchase and installation of ethanol-compatible infrastructure at fueling stations in the state. More information about the grant, including the RFP and application, is available at www.micorn.org/BIP
If you are looking for information to bust some common myths about ethanol, please check out these resources.
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