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.
July 28, 2014 | Tina Conklin | The final installment in the six part series of Certified Farm Animal Welfare Audits looks at the follow-up corrective actions that need to take place after the audit in order for your farm to achieve certification.
July 28, 2014 | Tina Conklin | Certified Farm Animal Welfare Audit day has arrived on your farm. Part five in this six part series is meant to give you an idea of what to expect and how to prepare yourself and your employees.
July 28, 2014 | Tina Conklin | Part 4 in preparing for a certified animal welfare audit on your farm looks at review of the audit and preparation of your farm for audit day
July 25, 2014 | Marilyn Thelen | Farm drainage has been increasing land productivity since its introduction during the colonial times in the United States. However, there is concern today more than ever about proper management to protect surface water quality.
July 25, 2014 | Marilyn Thelen | Farmers, researchers and crop advisors from across the Midwest will travel to Ames, Iowa for the Resilient Ag Conference, August 5-7.
July 21, 2014 | Kevin Gould | Foundations are important. Feet are the foundation of cattle and this may be a year when producers see increased incidence footrot in the herd.
July 15, 2014 | Phil Durst | The cow-calf business depends on the production of calves. Too many producers leave that up to chance. What about you?
July 10, 2014 | Mary Dunckel | Michigan State University Extension partnered with area dairy producers and Neiman’s Family Market to celebrate June Dairy Month in northeast Michigan.
July 10, 2014 | Charles Gould | The tour will help Michigan farmers understand the economic benefits of a hybrid bioenergy production system and energy conservation practices.
July 8, 2014 | Julie Thelen | Dress for success while showing your 4-H animal project. Follow this news article series to prepare for your successful show ring experience.
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Date: Aug 2, 2014
Location: Multiple (see description)
Date: Aug 28, 2014
Location: 2435 N. Tallman Road Fowler, MI
Date: Sep 6, 2014
Location: Uphaus Farms, 14324 Pleasant Lake Rd, Manchester, MI 48158
- 4-H Beef Production & Managment
- 4-H Veterinary Science
- Beef Cattle Ultrasound Program
- Beef Quality Assurance
- Breakfast on the Farm
- Bull Breeding Soundness Exam Clinics
- Grazing Systems
- Great Lakes Professional Cattle Feeding & Marketing Short Course
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Conference
- Managing Animal Mortalities
- MCA & MSU Bull Evaluation
- Meat Marketing & Processing
- Michigan MarketMaker
- Specialized Meat Processing Variance Training
- 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?