Michael Pace

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Extension Professor | Horticulture & Agronomy | Box Elder County Director


Mike Pace

Contact Information

Office Location: Box Elder County
Phone: (435) 695-2541
Email: mike.pace@usu.edu
Website: http://extension.usu.edu/boxelder

Educational Background

MS, Extension Education, Utah State University, 1995
The Effects of Aeration and Turning on Composted Dairy Wastes in Northern Arid Climates
BS, Agriculture Education, (Animal Science), Utah State University, 1993

Awards

Certificate of Service, 15 years of Service, 2013

USU Extension

Appriciation of Service and Contributions, 2013

Mountain States Oilseeds Inc.

Distinguished Service Asward , 2012

National Association for County Agricultural Agents

Appreciation of Service as President, 2012

UACAA

Distinguished Service Award, 2012

Utah Assciation of County Agricultural Agents (UACAA)

Search of Excellence Award, 2012

Utah Association of County Agricultural Agents

Spirit of Extension Award, 2012

USU Extension

Program of Excellence Award, 2010

USU Cooperative Extension


Publications | Abstracts

  • Israelsen, C.E, Barnhill, J.V, Pace, M., Nelson, R., (2009). Examining Economic Thresholds for Alfalfa. Western Region Extension Professional Development Conference
  • Barnhill, J., Cardon, G., Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, Miner, F., Greenhalgh, L., Banks, S., Shao, M., Rothlisberger, D., Olsen, S., (2009). Alfalfa micronutrient survey of northern Utah. Annual Conference Association County Agricultural Agents
  • Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, (2009). 2008 Northern Utah Oilseed Performance Trials. 2009 Utah Association of County Agricultural Agents Meeting

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Book Chapters

  • Steinitz, T., Wagner, K.M, Drost, D.T, Alston, D.G, Hunter, B., Nischwitz, C., Ramirez, R., Allen, L., Barnhill, J.V, Frame, D., Pace, M., Durward, C., Reeve, J., Jewkes, M., Heflebower, R.F, (2014). A Guide to Common Organic Gardening Questions. USU Extension *

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Fact Sheets

  • Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, (2019). 2019 Costs and Returns for Non-Irrigated Safflower, Northern Utah.
  • Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, (2019). 2019 Costs and Returns for Irrigated Safflower, Northern Utah.
  • Buckland, K., Creech, J.E, Reeve, J., Cardon, G., Pace, M., (2017). Quinoa for Utah. Utah State University Extension
  • Maughan, T., Pace, M., Black, B.L, (2017). Grape vine management for Utah. USU Extension
  • Maughan, T., Pace, M., Black, B.L, (2016). Grape varieties for Utah. USU Extension Horticulture/Grapes/2016-01p
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, (2016). 2016 Coast and Returns for Non-Irrigated Safflower in Northern Utah .
  • Creech, J.E, Cardon, G., Barnhill, J.V, Gale, J.A, Israelsen, C.E, Kitchen, B.M, Nelson, R., Pace, M., (2015). The Potential for Reducing N Fertilizer Inputs for Corn Production in the First Year Following Alfalfa. Utah State University Extension
  • Alston, D.G, Barbour, J.D, Steffan, S.A, Pace, M., (2015). California prionus (Prionus californicus Motschulsky). Orchard Pest Management Online, Washington State University
  • Allen, L., Creech, J.E, Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, (2015). Irrigation of Safflower in Northern Utah. Utah State University Extension
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, (2015). 2015 Costs and Returns for Non-Irrigated Safflower Northern Utah.
  • Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, Creech, J.E, Allen, L., (2015). Growing Safflower in Utah. Utah State University Extension
  • Israelsen, C.E, Pace, M., Creech, J.E, Allen, L., (2015). Dryland Safflower Response to Dormant Seeding in Utah. Utah State University Extension
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., (2015). 2015 Costs and Returns for Flood Irrigated Alfalfa, Northern Utah.
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., (2015). 2015 Costs and Returns for Non-Irrigated Hard Red Winter Wheat, Northern Utah.
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, (2015). 2015 Costs and Returns for Non-Irrigated Safflower, Northern Utah.
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., (2015). 2015 Costs and Returns for Roundup Ready TM Silage Corn, Northern Utah.
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., (2015). 2015 Costs and Returns for Soft White Wheat, Box Elder County.
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, (2014). 2014 Costs and Returns for Dryland Hard Red Winter Wheat Northern Utah. *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, (2014). 2014 Costs and Returns for Irrigated Roundup Ready Alfalfa Northern Utah. *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, (2014). 2014 Costs and Returns for Non-Irrigated Safflower Northern Utah. *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, (2014). 2014 Costs and Returns for Roundup Ready Silage Corn Northern Utah. *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., (2014). Alfalfa enterprise budget for 2014. *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., (2014). Dryland hard red winter wheat with conventional fallow enterprise budget for 2014.. *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., (2014). Grain corn enterprise budget for 2014. *
  • Pace, M., Holmgren, L.N, (2014). Safflower enterprise budget for 2014. *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., (2014). Silage corn enterprise budget for 2014. . *
  • Kopp, K., Allen, L., Pace, M., (2013). Simple sprinkler performance testing for Box Elder County. Utah State University Extension
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., (2013). 2013 Costs and Returns for 200 Cow, Cow-Calf Operation, Box Elder County. Utah State University Extension
  • Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, Creech, J.E, (2013). 2012 Dryland Safflower Variety Trial at Blue Creek, Utah (Box Elder Co.). Utah State University Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., (2013). 2013 Costs and returns for RoundupReady grain corn.
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., (2013). 2013 Costs and returns for RoundupReady grain corn.
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., (2013). 2013 Costs and Returns for Soft White Wheat, Box Elder County.
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2012). Alfalfa Enterprise Budget for 2012. USU Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2012). Dryland Hard Red Winter Wheat with conventional fallow Enterprise Budget for 2010. USU Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2012). Grain Corn Enterprise Budget for 2011. USU Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2012). Silage Corn Enterprise Budget for 2012. USU Extension *
  • Creech, J.E, Israelsen, C.E, Pace, M., Whitesides, R.E, (2012). Herbicide Strategies to Maximize Yield in Glyphosate-Resistant Corn. Utah State University Extension
  • Beddes, T., Pace, M., Black, B.L, Ashcroft, M., (2012). Apple Production and Variety Recommendations for the Utah Home Garden. Utah State University Extension
  • Nischwitz, C., Black, B.L, Pace, M., (2011). Peach leaf curl disease. USU Extension *
  • Beddes, T., Pace, M., Black, B.L, (2011). Apple Varieties for the Utah Climate.
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2011). Alfalfa Enterprise Budget for 2011. USU Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2011). Dryland Hard Red Winter Wheat with Chemical Fallow Enterprise Budget for 2011. USU Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2011). Dryland Hard Red Winter Wheat with Conventional Fallow Enterprise Budget for 2010. USU Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2011). Grain Corn Enterprise Budget for 2011. USU Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2011). Silage Corn Enterprise Budget for 2011. USU Extension *
  • Beddes, T., Pace, M., Black, B.L, Ashcroft, M., (2010). Apple production and variety recommendations for the Utah home garden. Utah State University Extension *
  • Alston, D.G, Steffan, S., Pace, M., (2010). Prionus Root Borer. Utah State University Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2010). Alfalfa Enterprise Budget for 2010. USU Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2010). Dryland Hard Red Winter Wheat with Chemical Fallow Enterprise Budget for 2010. USU Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2010). Grain Corn Enterprise Budget for 2010. USU Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2010). Silage Corn Enterprise Budget for 2010. USU Extension *
  • Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, Bowcutt, J., (2009). 2008 Utah Oilseed Performance Trials. Utah State University Extension Publication
  • Cardon, G., Black, B.L, Pace, M., Heflebower, R.F, Hole, P., (2009). Get the Most out of Your Orchard Crops through Soil and Tissue Fertility Testing. *
  • Israelsen, C.E, Barnhill, J.V, Pace, M., Greenhalgh, L., Gale, J.A, (2009). Chopping and Storing Quality Corn Silage. Utah State University Extension Publication
  • Israelsen, C.E, Barnhill, J.V, Pace, M., Greenhalgh, L., Gale, J.A, (2009). Harvesting Corn Silage by Plant Moisture. Utah State University Extension Publication
  • Barnhill, J.V, Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, Miner, F., Greenhalgh, L., Banks, S.J, Shao, M., Rothlisberger, D., Olsen, S.H, (2009). Northern Utah Nutrient Survey 2008. http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/AG Crops 2009-01
  • Israelsen, C.E, Pace, M., (2009). 2008 Utah Oilseed Performance Trials. Utah State University Extension *
  • Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, (2009). 2008 Dryland Safflower Variety Trial at Blue Creek, Utah.. Utah State University Extension Publication *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2009). Alfalfa Enterprise Budget for 2009. USU Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2009). Dryland Hard Red Winter Wheat with Chemical Fallow Enterprise Budget for 2009. USU Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2009). Dryland Hard Red Winter Wheat with Conventional Fallow Enterprise Budget for 2009. USU Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2009). Grain Corn Enterprise Budget for 2009. USU Extension *
  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2009). Silage Corn Enterprise Budget for 2009. USU Extension *
  • Evans, K., Frank, E., Gunnell, J., Pace, M., Shao, M., (2008). Coryneum Blight. USU Fact Sheet
  • Evans, K., Israelsen, C.E, Pace, M., Barnhill, J.V, (2008). Wheat Stripe Rust. Utah Pests Fact Sheet
  • Evans, K., Israelsen, C.E, Pace, M., (2008). Alfalfa Stem Nematode. Utah Pests Fact Sheet
  • Evans, R.C, Frank, E., Beddes, T., Pace, M., Shao, M., Moulton, A., (2008). Fire Blight.
  • Pace, M., Bouck, M., Israelsen, C.E, (2007). USU Irrigated Safflower Variety Trials, 2006. Utah State University Extension Publication
  • Pace, M., Kuhns, M.R, (2000). Don't top it! A Guide to proper pruning methods. Utah State Univ. Extension Fact Sheet

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Curriculum

  • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., (2015). 2015 Costs and Returns for Roundup Ready TM Grain Corn, Box Elder County.
  • Black, B.L, Roper, T.R, Heflebower, R.F, Pace, M., Worwood, D.R, Murray, M., (2011). Growing Fruit Trees: Utah State University Master Gardener Manual. USU Extension *

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

Professional Journal

  • Cardon, G., Koenig, R.T, Barnhill, J.V, Heaton, K., Kitchen, B.M, Pace, M., Reid, C.R, Winward, D., (2012). Revisiting soil nutrient sufficiency levels and crop yield response to fertilizer application. Crops and Soils MagazineJuly-August 2012, 26-27. *
  • Pace, M., Holmgren, L.N, (2011). Utah State Junior Turkey Show and Auction. Journal of the NACAA, 4:2, 1-4.
  • Holmgren, L.N, Barnhill, J.V, Pace, M., (2010). Developing an Electronic Newsletter for Extension Clientele. Journal of the NACAAISSN 2158-9429, 1-5.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | MultiMedia

Video

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Technical Reports

Research Reports

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    Bulletins

    Newsletter

    Other

    • Holmgren, L.N, Pace, M., (2015). 2015 Costs and Returns, Irrigated Alfalfa.
    • Barnhill, J.V, Cardon, G., Pace, M., Israelsen, C.E, Miner, F., Greenhalgh, L., Banks, S.J, Shao, M., Rothlisberger, D., Olsen, S.H, (2009). Northern Utah Alfalfa Nutrient Survey 2008. AG/Crops/2009-01pr *
    • Pace, M., (2008). Wheat Stripe Rust. *
    • Pace, M., (2007). 2007 Dryland Safflower Planting Rate Trial at Blue Creek, Utah (Box Elder Co.).. *
    • Pace, M., (2007). 2007 Dryland Safflower Variety Trial at Blue Creek, Utah (Box Elder Co.).. *
    • Pace, M., (2007). 2007 Irrigated Safflower Planting Rate Trial at Logan, Utah (Cache Co.). *
    • Pace, M., (2007). 2007 Irrigated Safflower Variety Trial at Logan, Utah (Cache Co.).. *
    • Christensen, N.K, Williams, D.P, Palmer, M., Pace, M., (2007). Knowledge and Behavior Improvement Through a Skin Cancer Action Approach Exhibit.. Journal of Extension
    • Pace, M., (2007). Lygus Bug in Alfalfa Seed. *

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

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