Michigan State University Extension aims to provide information to help beef producers to overcome current and future challenges.
MSU Extension serves the Michigan beef industry by engaging in research, education and extension that enhances the quality of life for constituents through opportunities to advance animal health, welfare, productivity, environmental sustainability, product quality and economic viability.
May 17, 2013 | Dennis Stein | Michigan hay producers are starting the production season with zero surplus supplies so buyers will need to purchase early rather than later.
May 15, 2013 | Phil Kaatz | Summer annual forage seeds may not be available if producers wait too long to order their seed.
May 10, 2013 | Mark Seamon | USDA projections indicate optimism for the agriculture industry.
May 8, 2013 | Frank Wardynski | Beef producers utilizing veterinarians to develop biosecurity plans are less likely to experience disease outbreaks on their farm.
May 8, 2013 | Faith Cullens | Early May’s warm weather in Michigan led to fast accumulation of Growing Degree Days resulting in a predicted timely to slightly delayed alfalfa harvest.
May 7, 2013 | Emily Mitchell | Carcass contests at county fairs add an irreplaceable opportunity for experiential learning.
May 1, 2013 | Kevin Gould | Spring grazing schedule is behind normal for 2013 due to low temperatures
April 29, 2013 | Stan Moore | The average age of farm owner/operators continues to increase each year. Research shows that the single largest age category for work-related fatalities on farms is the 60+ age group.
April 26, 2013 | Curtis Talley Jr. | Michigan State University Extension educators have created an interactive, written cash cropland lease template that can be completed using a home computer.
April 26, 2013 | Jerry Lindquist | Forage producers who want more in 2013 need to invest with fertilizer.
To find an MSU Extension expert who covers your location or to find an expert in your area of interest, please visit the MSU Extension Expert Search. To reach an MSU Extension county office, call toll-free 1-888-678-3464.
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Date: Jun 15, 2013
Location: Reid Dairy Farm, LLC, 7096 Vincent Road, Jeddo, MI 48032
Date: Jul 13, 2013
Location: Walt Dairy Farm 8099 W. Arthur St. Coopersville, Mi 49404
Date: Sep 7, 2013
Location: Black Locust Farms, LLC. 5644 N. Derby Rd Stanton, Mi 48888
- Air Emissions and Animal Agriculture
- Animal Heat Stress Management Resources
- Breakfast on the Farm
- Drought Resources
- Emerging Issues in Animal Agriculture
- Environmental Stewardship: Controlling Silage Leachage (E3099)
- Farm Information Resource Management (FIRM)
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Proceedings
- Incorporating Distiller’s Grain in Beef Cattle Diets (E3074)
- Low-stress Cattle Handling: The Basics (E3100)
- Michigan CNMP DLL Template
- MSU Beef Team
- MSU Environmental Quality for Agriculture
- MSU’s Animal Welfare and Behavior Group
- Odor Management Plans
- Watering Systems for Grazing (E3097)
- What can I afford to pay for feeder cattle during 2012-2013?