100 E. State St. Suite G100
St. Johns, MI 48879
Associate Director, Agriculture and Agribusiness
Marilyn Thelen Is a Senior Educator with Michigan State University Extension. Thelen specializes in integrated crop and livestock systems. She has conducted field research and provided programming in manure management, field risk assessment, nutrient management as well as low disturbance tillage systems and cover crops. As a partner in the family farm, Thelen has observed the impact of extreme weather events and has seen how conservation practices can impact the cropping system.
October 3, 2017 | Speed and reaction time are two major factors in safely navigating country roads during fall.
June 23, 2017 | Flattened corn fields can recover from wind damage.
June 23, 2017 | Remove debris and drain water, then wait to evaluate.
June 23, 2017 | Producers are advised to wait three to five days after a storm to evaluate hail-damaged crops.
May 17, 2017 | Explore the below-ground communities that impact soil health at MSU Agriculture Innovation Day on Aug. 24, 2017, at the Lake City Research Center.
October 7, 2016 | Putting a fire plan in place can keep a busy harvest season from going up in smoke.
September 13, 2016 | Michigan’s 2016 corn crop is maturing ahead of schedule in spite of the late start.
August 11, 2016 | Cutting-edge information on topics important to Agriculture’s future.
July 19, 2016 | Explore ways to prevent, detect and alleviate soil compaction.
April 12, 2016 | Farmers will discover what makes a healthy soil and management practices for healthy soils at Agriculture Innovation Day on Aug. 24, 2016, in Frankenmuth, Michigan.