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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.
March 10, 2014 | Phil Kaatz | Paying attention to detail is something all producers can do to improve their forage quality.
March 7, 2014 | Nancy Thelen | Agricultural promotion happens each day in numerous ways. Just one example of the importance of sharing ideas and messages about agricultural promotion comes from a recent statewide 4-H event.
March 7, 2014 | Jeff Andresen | While milder weather and some moderation are expected in the short term, medium and longer lead forecast guidance suggests a general continuation of colder than normal temperatures.
March 6, 2014 | James DeDecker | Growers can broadcast legume and brassica seeds in late winter to produce inexpensive cover, forage and fertility for years to come.
March 5, 2014 | Jim Isleib | MSU Extension’s 2014 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series is getting good participation from Michigan, several other states, Ontario and even Australia.
February 28, 2014 | Stan Moore | It’s estimated that U.S. farms lose an average of 20 percent of their forages to shrink.
February 28, 2014 | Stan Moore | t’s estimated that U.S. farms lose an average of 20 percent of their forages to shrink. It’s a big deal, so what can you do about it?
February 28, 2014 | Kevin Gould | Beef calf scours signs and treatment strategies.
February 28, 2014 | Kevin Gould | Managing calf scours in young beef calves.
February 28, 2014 | Stan Moore | Three upcoming Agriculture Labor and Farm Safety Meetings will be held in Bad Axe, Shepherd and Cadillac.
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Date: Mar 13, 2014
Location: Szikszay Farms, 8329 North Irish Road Otisville, MI 48463.
Date: Mar 14, 2014
Location: 2831 Hayes St., Marne, MI
Date: Mar 28, 2014
Location: 2685 E. Bellvue Rd, Charlotte 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?