Michigan State University Extension’s focus on dairy production brings together educators and researchers who have a commitment to enhance the competitive advantage of Michigan dairy producers and Michigan’s dairy industry. Through specialized dairy programs, ranging from online resources and educational seminars to dairy educators located throughout the state, MSU Extension provides Michigan’s dairy industry with easy-to-access information on a consistent basis.
March 31, 2015 | Melissa Elischer | Herds are beneficial for prey animals for many reasons. Understanding our animal’s behavior and why they act in certain ways helps minimize stress in moving, handling and housing.
March 31, 2015 | Melissa Elischer | Explore animal behaviors that can be puzzling to humans, but make complete sense to animals.
March 26, 2015 | Melissa Elischer | The Great Lakes Regional Dairy Conference Planning Committee hosts a professional development for youth to build communication and agricultural advocacy skills.
March 26, 2015 | Jim Isleib | How can cover crops and annual forage crops be included in pasture re-establishment on clay soils? Should they be?
March 24, 2015 | Curtis Talley Jr | Current oil and gas energy production and supplies are much greater than 2003 forecasts.
March 23, 2015 | Phil Kaatz | U.S. and Ukraine dairy operations have similar management challenges with forage supplies.
March 19, 2015 | Makena Schultz | How asking a different set of questions can change a competitive experience from being about the project or showcase to being about the process and the life skills learned.
March 18, 2015 | Phil Durst | Ukrainian dairy producers are facing a time of unprecedented crisis, yet they are resilient, resourceful and determined to meet the challenges.
March 18, 2015 | Phil Durst | Michigan State University Extension Educators travelled to Ukraine to present at the Dairy Congress in Kiev and work with dairy advisors who consult with producers.
March 9, 2015 | Julie Thelen | Beyond the farm: Youth and adult leaders share their ideas for keeping animals and humans healthy at a recent statewide 4-H event.
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Date: Apr 1, 2015
Location: Falmouth Community Center, 219 E. Prosper Rd, Falmouth, MI
Date: Apr 2, 2015
Location: Palms Parish Hall, 1801 Palms Rd, Palms, MI
Date: Jun 3, 2015 - Jun 5, 2015
Location: MSU Dairy Plant, MSU Campus, 1135 S. Anthony Hall, East Lansing, MI 48823
- 4-H Dairy Cattle Production & Management
- 4-H Veterinary Science
- Agricultural Literacy
- Breakfast on the Farm
- Dairy Farm Labor Management & Regulations
- Dairy Herd Management
- Dairy Marketing
- Developing of Young Dairy Producer Managment Skills
- Farm Bill
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Conference
- Managing Animal Mortalities
- Michigan MarketMaker
- Air Emissions and Animal Agriculture
- Animal Heat Stress Management
- Breakfast on the Farm
- Emerging Issues in Animal Agriculture
- Environmental Stewardship: Controlling Silage Leachage (E3099)
- Farm Information Resource Management (FIRM)
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Proceedings
- Helpful resources from MSU Extension educators
- Low-stress Cattle Handling: The Basics (E3100)
- Michigan 4-H Biological Sciences Project Snapshot (4H1622)
- Michigan 4-H Dairy Cattle Lease
- Michigan 4-H Market Animal Project Record Book
- Michigan CNMP DLL Template
- MSU Dairy Cattle Teaching and Research Center
- MSU Dairy Team
- MSU Environmental Quality for Agriculture
- MSU’s Animal Welfare and Behavior Group
- Odor Management Plans
- Pasture Dairy at the Kellogg Biological Station
- The Michigan Dairy Review
- Watering Systems for Grazing (E3097)
- Weather - Drought
- Weather - Winter Injury in Plants
- What can I afford to pay for feeder cattle during 2012-2013?
- Zoonotic Disease