6180 West Sanborn Rd, Suite 2
Lake City, MI 49651
Michigan State University Extension
Counties of Primary Responsibility: Lake, Manistee, Mason, Mecosta, Missaukee, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Wexford
Specific Areas of Interest: Kathy provides a variety of educational programs in her geographic coverage area. She has a specialization in dairy cattle genetics and reproduction.
August 14, 2017 | Investments in dairy cattle precision technologies represent important decisions on dairy farms.
February 21, 2017 | Michigan State University (MSU) will host its second annual Agriculture Innovation Day: Focus on Forages and the Future on Aug. 24 at the Lake City Research Center located at 5401 W. Jennings Road, Lake City, MI, 49651.
January 9, 2017 | MSU Extension highlights key factors in managing newborn dairy calves during the first 24 hours of their life at upcoming meetings. The educational dairy program will be offered at 6 locations across the state during January and February.
December 12, 2016 | Veterinary Feed Directive changes take effect on January 1, 2017. Now is the time to work with your veterinarian, feed mill and other antimicrobial distributors to ensure a smooth transition.
December 5, 2016 | Keeping cows alive in the milking herd impacts dairy herd profitability. Genetic evaluations for cow livability are now being calculated for U.S. dairy cattle.
August 12, 2016 | The frequency of feed delivery influences a dairy cow’s eating behavior.
July 15, 2016 | These performance indicators can be used to benchmark production, reproduction, genetics and udder health status in your dairy herd.
June 6, 2016 | Follow several key guidelines to minimize stress and discomfort for calves during the dehorning process.
September 4, 2015 | Take time to review the latest Net Merit percentile rankings for the August 2015 genetic evaluations and update your sire selection goals.
February 3, 2015 | Plan to attend one of the Focus on Dairy Production meetings to keep up to date about timely topics that are important to managing today’s dairy farms.