Happy New Year!

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year! As we look back at 2022 – we just want to say a big THANK YOU to our board members, customers, members, and to all our family. Here’s to 2023 and all of the endeavors to come! As a reminder, the MCIA Office will be closed until January 2nd.

Merry Christmas!

Wishing everyone a very, Merry Christmas! The MCIA Office will be closed from December 23rd – January 2nd.

Have a Great Thanksgiving!

Sending everyone best wishes for a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving Day! At MCIA we are thankful for a great staff, our community of growers, producers, and customers and our families for letting us do what we do everyday. We give many thanks to the farmers who put food on our plates, and clothes on our… Continue reading

2023 Calendars

To our members who receive our beloved MCIA Calendars, there has been a delay with the calendar company. We should be getting them in the mail around the third week of December, and we will mail them to you right away. Thank you to everyone for understanding!

Two Red Wheat Lines Discontinued

After many years of successful production and sales of MCIA Whale & MCIA Red Dragon, these two red wheat lines, we have discontinued them from our stable. If you currently have seed produced of either of these, you have until fall of 2023 to sell your production as seed prior to the expiration of the… Continue reading

The Lab Gets New Carts!

Wheat samples have been trickling in day by day, keeping us busy. So far, germinations have been in the upper 90% for both red and white wheat seed. New crop red wheat treated germinations are averaging 98% while untreated germinations are 96%. New crop white wheat, both treated and untreated germination are averaging 99%. To… Continue reading

Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July from the MCIA Team! Everyone is clearly aware of the inflation climb that has been going on over the past few years. Here is some interesting information before you head to the grocery store for your weekend BBQ. Your cookout will cost you 17% more than last year. Here are some… Continue reading

Welcome Our Newest Member to our Team!

Thomas Siler joined the MCIA team in May 2022. He will be managing field inspections for all crops but specializing in seed corn. Thomas earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University in Crop and Soil Science and recently received his master’s degree, also, in Crop and Soil Science. Thomas grew up on a small… Continue reading

Annual Meeting Recap

  A big thank-you to all of our members who attended our Annual Meeting yesterday! It feels good to see people face-to-face instead of behind a computer screen. Thank you to all of our guest speakers as well as our representatives from Michigan State University to give us an industry recap in Plant Pathology, Wheat,… Continue reading