205 S. Eighth St.
West Branch, MI 48661
Michigan State University Extension
Counties of Primary Responsibility: NE and Central MI
Specific Areas of Interest:
- Dairy and beef cattle herd management
- Cattle health issues including: Bovine Tuberculosis (bTB), Bovine Leukemia Virus (BLV), Mastitis, Johne’s Disease
- Employee management
- Being a farm employee of excellence
- Dairy cow comfort
June 11, 2012 | Raising calves in groups has been catching on for some good reasons. But what about the risks?
June 6, 2012 | Setting up a lab on-farm to culture milk and find the culprits behind mastitis.
June 6, 2012 | How did a beef calf die and what can we learn to help prevent future deaths?
June 1, 2012 | Baseball season is in full swing and it has lessons for dairy operations.
April 20, 2012 | Building on what we learn is only possible if employer and employees together talk about what was learned. Try it!
April 6, 2012 | Some dairy producers practice a second pre-dip. Why and what are the results?
April 3, 2012 | It’s natural to be influenced by the people around you, so if you want greater business success, surround yourself with progressive and successful producers and professionals.
January 30, 2012 | Employee ownership of farm assets is one way to involve employees and give them a stake in the success of the business.
January 12, 2012 | It is time to set your sights higher when it comes to milk quality and produce milk with a lower somatic cell count.
January 9, 2012 | Take time to mark the height of your kids on the wall, then, mark the growth of your business.