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Getting started with growing raspberries in high tunnels

Monday, February 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm EST

This program is part of a 23-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2016 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. High tunnels are less expensive, greenhouse-like structures that provide several important benefits to raspberries and possibly...

Getting started with the basics of raising pigs

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm EST

This program is part of a 23-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2016 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. This webinar will focus on the basics of raising pigs which will include such topics as swine health, housing, nutrition and management of the different phases...

Getting started with climate change and agriculture: What do Michigan farmers think?

Monday, January 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm EST

This program is part of a 23-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2016 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. Changes in precipitation patterns, temperature, and extreme events have direct and indirect effects on Michigan’s field crops. Learn how Michigan farmers are...

Getting started with tomato diseases, insects and disorders

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm EST

This program is part of a 23-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2016 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. Tomatoes are one of the hardest vegetables to grow. They are subject to numerous diseases and other issues. This session will help you identify what they might...

Getting started with growing and selling malting barley

Monday, January 18, 2016 at 7:00 pm EST - Presented by James Isleib, Ashley McFarland

This program is part of a 23-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2016 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. The vibrant craft brewing industry in Michigan is responsible for the growing interest in locally sourced malt and hops for Michigan brewers. This session...