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Agri-Business Stewardship Newsletter

The objective of these documents is to provide you with current and helpful information regarding water protection, and the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP)

 » Brought to you by the Michigan Agri-Business Association through a grant from the Michigan Water Stewardship Program «


September - Drain tile, water management systems should be tailored to local conditions

Used properly, cover crops can provide numerous benefits to soil, water

July - Conserving land and water through Michigan's Pesticide Container Recycling Program 

June - Precision and adaptability critical to achieving the greatest water quality benefit

April - Water Quality Concerns Elevated as 2015 Growing Season Begins

January Creating and implementing a Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan increases regulatory certainty, protects Great Lakes water quality


December Use of the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Strategy provides an important first step toward maximizing fertilizer effectiveness, protecting water supplies

SeptemberSplitting nutrient applications can magnify fertilizer benefits, maximize producer investment

August Properly managing bulk liquid fertilizer storage containment

July Improving effectiveness and efficiency with soil sampling and site-specific agriculture

May Foliar fertilization can help to produce more, improve quality and increase resiliency

- Conserving land and water through Michigan’s Pesticide Container Recycling Program

Emerging water quality issues in Michigan agriculture

February - Improving water quality through efficient fertilizer use


July - Planting cover crops to protect Michigan's water resources

June - Managing bulk liquid fertilizer storage containment

May - Scouting to maximize effectiveness of pest control strategies

April - Michigan’s Pesticide Container Recycling Program

February - Installing and maintaining filter strips to protect waterways

January - Benefits of different nitrogen fertilizer materials

Note: If you are interested in any of the previous Newsletters listed below, please contact the MABA office -  maba@miagbiz.org  or 517.336.0223

December - Fertilizer storage in winter months

August - Managing and Using Manure as a Crop Nutrient

July - New Rules for Repackaging Pesticides, Handling Mini-Bulks and More

May - Benefits of Foliar Fertilization

March - Michigan Clean Sweep Program 2011

February - Pesticide Container Recycling

January - Micronutrients are Essential to Increasing Yields


December - Using the 4R fertilizer system

July - Fertility for Fall Seeded Wheat

June - EPA rules for managing mini-bulks

May - Using tissue testing to maximize the effect of foliar feeding

April - Michigan's pesticide container recycling program

February - The environmental benefits of site specific agriculture

January   - Nitrogen fertilizer materials and their availability to growing crops

  Developed and paid for by the Nitrogen and Pesticide Fees 

Distributed by the Michigan Agri-Business Association



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