Conferences and Events

Focus on the First 24 Hours

This program is designed for dairy farm owners and managers to learn about the latest research and strategies to improve long-term health and growth of dairy replacements from the first day. Topics include: improving colostrum production and quality, colostrum feeding, managing maternity pens, reducing stillbirths and newborn handling.

Dates and Locations:

January 24          St. Johns (Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizer)
January 26          West Branch (Forward Conference Center)
January 31          Hamilton (Trestle Stop)
February 14        Falmouth (Falmouth Community Center)
February 15        Hillsdale (Hillsdale Co. MSU Extension Office)
February 16        Bad Axe (Franklin Inn)  

The meeting flyer has details about registration by mail.  Online registration is available at:  http://events.anr.msu.edu/First24Hours/. Contact Faith Cullens at 989-224-5249 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information.

Commodity Market Update - 2017

This bi-monthly program will be held at the Sanilac County MSU Extension office in Sandusky on:

  • Feb. 28
  • April 25
  • June 27
  • Aug. 22
  • Oct. 24
  • Dec. 19

Each program runs from 10 a.m. to noon except Oct 24. from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. They also will be available as live webinars.
Please contact Dennis SteinMSU Extension Farm Management Educator, for registration details.