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VIRTUAL BREAKFAST: The live, online meetings will be from 7 to 7:30 a.m. every Thursday through Sept. 5.

Virtual breakfast meetings offered in Michigan

Discussions will focus on field and weather conditions, crop production tips, and emerging issues.

Michigan State University Extension specialists and educators are teaming up to bring agribusiness professionals and farmers a series of virtual breakfast meetings.

These 30-minute online meetings will start your day off right with discussion of current field and weather conditions, timely crop production tips, and the latest information on emerging issues likely to affect growers across the state. 

The live, online meetings will run from 7 to 7:30 a.m. every Thursday through Sept. 5.

Participants can join using their computer, mobile device or regular phone line. Follow the Zoom link at to join online or call in at 669-900-6833. The meeting ID is 552-324-349.

Scheduled topics and dates

Note that these may change to cover breaking pest and weather situations:

May 2. Corn and soybean planting with Manni Singh

May 9. Early soil fertility with Kurt Steinke

May 16. Alfalfa seeding and cutting management with Kim Cassida

May 23. Fusarium head blight control in wheat with Dennis Pennington

May 30. Insect management with Chris DiFonzo

June 6. Late-season weed control with Erin Burns

June 13. Identifying midseason soybean issues with Mike Staton

June 20. Managing tar spot with Martin Chilvers

June 27. Irrigation scheduling with Steve Miller and Lyndon Kelley

July 4. No call, Fourth of July

July 11. Nematode management with Marisol Quintanilla

July 18. Cover crop management with Dean Baas

July 25. Managing sugar beet pests with Daniel Bublitz

Aug. 1. Insect management with Chris DiFonzo

Aug. 8. Plant disease update with Martin Chilvers

Aug. 15. Industrial hemp with Kurt Thelen

Aug. 22. Corn silage disease and quality management with Manni Singh

Aug. 29. Harvesting weed seeds with Erin Hill

Sept. 5. Calibrating yield monitors with Dennis Pennington

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