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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.
April 23, 2014 | Tina Conklin | Part 3 in preparing for a Certified Animal Welfare audit for your farm looks at where you can go as a producer or a consumer to get more information about available audits.
April 23, 2014 | Tina Conklin | Part 2 in this series of articles looks at why industry needs to consider Certified Farm Animal Welfare Audits.
April 23, 2014 | Tina Conklin | Preparing your farm for a Certified Animal Welfare Audit can be a daunting task. This series of articles will provide guidance about how to prepare and some of the things to expect on the journey.
April 22, 2014 | Marilyn Thelen | Fields that have been continuous corn with repeated use of one Bt trait are at risk for developing corn rootworm resistance.
April 22, 2014 | Melissa Elischer | This new series will explore basic concepts of animal welfare and why it is important 4-H youth involved in animal projects understand this subject.
April 18, 2014 | Tom Dudek | Michigan Energy Office has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) and has matching grants available for energy efficiency projects for farms and small business in Michigan. Here is an overview of what is required for a submission.
April 17, 2014 | Mark Seamon | Crop residue removal decisions should be field specific.
April 16, 2014 | Curtis Talley Jr. | Landowners and mineral owners in Michigan are receiving offers to sell rather than lease their mineral rights. Part 1 defined “mineral property” and “partnering together” with the buyer.
April 16, 2014 | Curtis Talley Jr. | Landowners and mineral owners in Michigan are receiving offers to sell rather than lease their mineral rights. There are many things to consider both short term and long term when evaluating the sale of mineral rights.
April 15, 2014 | Dennis Stein | Staying current on commodity markets requires regular updates on changes which is the focus of a webcast scheduled for April 29, 2014.
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Date: Apr 26, 2014
Location: 4780 County Line Road, Prescott, MI
Date: May 10, 2014
Location: 1591 S. King Rd., Harrisville, MI
- Air Emissions and Animal Agriculture
- Animal Heat Stress Management Resources
- Breakfast on the Farm
- 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)
- Weather - Drought
- What can I afford to pay for feeder cattle during 2012-2013?