Michigan State University Extension’s agriculture and agri-business management educational emphasis is on farm business issues, farm labor management, farm markets, and food, agriculture, natural resources, and bioeconomy business development and expansion.
December 5, 2013 | Mallory Fournier | Establishing an integrated pest management program with diligent scouting is crucial for any farm.
December 2, 2013 | George Silva | The Integrated Crop and Pest Management Update for Agribusiness featuring MSU experts, pest management recommendations and pesticide certification credits is scheduled for December 13.
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 25, 2013 | Phil Tocco | Water conveyance systems for food safety purposes must be assessed regularly and the same way every time. Creating a standard operating procedure that explains how the assessment will be performed is a good method of standardization.
November 25, 2013 | Phil Tocco | The quality of the water used in production and the systems used to convey it are determining factors to providing safe, wholesome produce. Assessing and evaluating risks posed to the water system are good ways to help ensure water quality.
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.
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Date: Dec 9, 2013
Location: 3255 122nd Ave., Allegan Co. Human Svcs. Bldg., Allegan, MI 49010
Date: Dec 10, 2013 - Dec 12, 2013
Location: DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Date: Jan 9, 2014
Location: Franklin Inn, 1070 E. Huron Ave., Bad Axe, MI 48413
- Air Emissions and Animal Agriculture
- Drought Resources
- Emerging Issues in Animal Agriculture
- Farm Information Resource Management (FIRM)
- Farm Management Tools
- Farm Soil Sampling
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Proceedings
- Helpful resources from MSU Extension educators
- Land Application Records and Sampling (E2824)
- Odor Management Plans