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.
April 23, 2014 | Beverly Przystas | Upcoming 4-H Exploration Days offers an opportunity for youth to learn more about the dairy industry.
April 23, 2014 | Stan Moore | When you create an “incentive program”, you effectively just told employees that this is the most important part of your job.
April 23, 2014 | Tina Conklin | Part 3 in preparing for a Certified Animal Welfare audit for your farm looks at where you can go as a producer or a consumer to get more information about available audits.
April 23, 2014 | Tina Conklin | Part 2 in this series of articles looks at why industry needs to consider Certified Farm Animal Welfare Audits.
April 23, 2014 | Tina Conklin | Preparing your farm for a Certified Animal Welfare Audit can be a daunting task. This series of articles will provide guidance about how to prepare and some of the things to expect on the journey.
April 22, 2014 | Marilyn Thelen | Fields that have been continuous corn with repeated use of one Bt trait are at risk for developing corn rootworm resistance.
April 22, 2014 | Melissa Elischer | This new series will explore basic concepts of animal welfare and why it is important 4-H youth involved in animal projects understand this subject.
April 18, 2014 | Tom Dudek | Michigan Energy Office has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) and has matching grants available for energy efficiency projects for farms and small business in Michigan. Here is an overview of what is required for a submission.
April 17, 2014 | Mark Seamon | Crop residue removal decisions should be field specific.
April 16, 2014 | Curtis Talley Jr. | Landowners and mineral owners in Michigan are receiving offers to sell rather than lease their mineral rights. Part 1 defined “mineral property” and “partnering together” with the buyer.
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Date: Apr 25, 2014 - Apr 27, 2014
Location: Bay Shore Camp & Family Ministries, 450 N Miller Street, Sebewaing, MI 48759
Date: Apr 26, 2014
Location: 4780 County Line Road, Prescott, MI
Date: Apr 29, 2014
- Air Emissions and Animal Agriculture
- Animal Heat Stress Management Resources
- Breakfast on the Farm
- Dairy Cattle Handling Poster (E3155)
- 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
- Weather - Drought
- What can I afford to pay for feeder cattle during 2012-2013?