A huge thank-you to everyone that attended our Annual Meeting! As always, it is so great to see everyone and catch up on the latest crop plans for this season or meet someone new. We had a great turnout and even better line-up of guest speakers. Our guest speakers include: Dr. Eric Olson – MSU… Continue reading
If you are thinking of getting Drybean seed tested for Blight or Anthracnose – the deadline is due by March 30th! Make sure to get us your seed by the end of the month.
In today’s world farmers are planting more acres. This means they need more equipment, bigger equipment, and more dollars invested. Everything needs to count. Gone are the days when a farm had chickens for eggs, soup, and fried wings; hogs for bacon and pork; cows for milk; and crops for feed and cash flow. In… Continue reading
Did you know you can now order tags online through your customer portal on Michigan Crop Improvement’s Crop Data website? This feature has been tested and is now available to our customers. Once your samples tests have been completed, you can place your tag order with the number of tags, the weight, the germination, shipping… Continue reading
The fast green test is used in seed corn to detect damage to the pericarp (seed coat), with a quick one-day turn around for accurate test results. This test provides useful insight regarding both, seed conditioning and starter fertilizer. If seed corn was harvested at a higher moisture content, more threshing is required, leading to… Continue reading
Mr. Chris Schmidt – MCIA President gives us a reminder why MCIA is such a key role in the seed industry. One of the perks of writing the President’s Post is that I get to write about a variety of topics which are typically associated with agriculture in general and the seed industry in particular…. Continue reading
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.
Wishing everyone a very, Merry Christmas! The MCIA Office will be closed from December 23rd – January 2nd.
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