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December 3, 2013 | Joanne Davidhizar | Connecting with new buyers and markets for fruit and vegetable growers is made easier through the MarketMaker exhibit and the Meet the Buyers reception at the Great Lakes EXPO Dec. 10-12.
November 27, 2013 | Jerry Lindquist | The delayed harvest of grain crops in Michigan this year has put farm equipment operators and motorists at risk as they attempt to share the roadways in the month with the shortest daylight period of the year.
November 27, 2013 | Jerry Lindquist | The bale grazing concept of devising ways to feed and care for livestock with less labor input continues to grow in popularity and expand in creativity.
November 27, 2013 | Curtis Talley Jr. | Knowing what should be included in cropland leases will help both lessee and lessor.
November 27, 2013 | Phil Durst | Farming is not done alone. Thanksgiving is an opportunity and a reminder to say thanks to those who have helped you throughout the year.
November 20, 2013 | Nancy Thelen | Crop production took center stage at the Breakfast on the Farm program held at the Humm Farm in Gratiot County. The event drew more than 2,400 attendees from 79 towns across Michigan plus five states and Australia.
November 15, 2013 | Jerry Lindquist | Soil testing can be done any time of the year and economic markets indicate that hay fields should be tested sooner rather than later.
November 15, 2013 | Dennis Stein | Landowners and tenants are looking to updating their land rental arrangements and rental rates to reflect the volatile commodity markets.
November 15, 2013 | Jeannine Schweihofer | A complete flow diagram is an important step to making sure all hazards are identified.
November 14, 2013 | Mary Dunckel | This is the question that the recent U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) Food Dialogues: Boston explored.
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Date: Jan 21, 2014
Location: Livestock Pavilion, 4301 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI
Date: Jan 29, 2014
Location: Huron County Expo Center, 170 W. Soper Rd., Bad Axe, MI 48413
Date: Jan 30, 2014
Location: Kent County MSU Extension Office, 775 Ball Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
- 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?