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.
December 9, 2013 | Gerald May | USDA-NRCS and MSU Extension demonstrate the functionality of tall warm season grasses as vegetative buffers when planted next to livestock facilities.
December 9, 2013 | Dennis Pennington | Preliminary data from Illinois Biomass Crop Study indicates promising feedstock species for Michigan’s bioeconomy.
December 5, 2013 | Stan Moore | Many dairy farms have experienced shortages in forage supplies from drought conditions over the past two years. These shortages have resulted in wildly swinging rations.
November 27, 2013 | Craig Thomas | Could Class III milk prices turn downward despite record U.S. dairy product exports?
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 | Stan Moore | Employers can improve an employee’s ability to move from information to innovation by making sure to exercise this critical step.
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.
To find an MSU Extension expert who covers your location or to find an expert in your area of interest, please visit the MSU Extension Expert Search. To reach an MSU Extension county office, call toll-free 1-888-678-3464.
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Date: Dec 10, 2013 - Aug 12, 2014
Location: Isabella County Building, 200 N Main St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858
Date: Jan 21, 2014
Location: MSU Extension Ottawa County Office, 12220 Fillmore St., West Olive, MI 49460
Date: Jan 22, 2014
Location: MSU Pavilion, 4301 Farm Lane, East Lansing MI 48824
- Air Emissions and Animal Agriculture
- Animal Heat Stress Management Resources
- Breakfast on the Farm
- Dairy Cattle Handling Poster (E3155)
- Drought Resources
- 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 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
- What can I afford to pay for feeder cattle during 2012-2013?