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.
September 11, 2014 | Hal Hudson | Production recordkeeping is an important task for any vegetable or crop farm, whether small, medium or large in size.
September 3, 2014 | Dennis Stein | Current grain and dairy commodity markets updates are now available online.
September 2, 2014 | Jerry May | Manure application equipment setup to sidedress standing crops allowed these farmers to plant crops then spread manure.
September 2, 2014 | Heidi Wollaeger | High efficiency heaters and energy curtains could reduce energy usage and increase the environmentally friendliness of your business.
August 28, 2014 | Jim Isleib | Low cost land and a laidback lifestyle may seem appealing, but the basics of successful farming in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula are the same as everywhere else: careful planning, efficient use of resources, adaptability, commitment and good luck.
August 27, 2014 | Phil Tocco | With the amount of produce food safety paperwork generated by growers, it is easy to forget how long to keep something. Growers should know the standard minimum length to keep food safety records based on the Food Safety Modernization Act.
August 27, 2014 | Mark Thomas | Southwest Michigan Hispanic Grower Cooperation improving profitability through farmer educational knowledge
August 27, 2014 | George Silva | The MSU Nutrient Management Plot Tour on Sept. 10 will highlight applied agronomic research designed to address issues facing the Michigan field crops industry, including price volatility, climate change, soil health and environmental sustainability.
August 25, 2014 | Shelby Bollwahn | The capability to store manure reduces, or eliminates, the need to spread manure on a daily basis. Manure storage facilities allow small farms to store the manure until it can be removed and utilized at a later time.
August 21, 2014 | Steven Poindexter | Improvements in sugarbeet production include improved genetics, fine-tuned fertilizer applications, reduced tillage and disease management.
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Date: Sep 15, 2014
Location: Fremont Area District Library, 104 E. Main Street, Fremont, MI 49412
Date: Sep 17, 2014
Location: Clinton County RESA, 1013 US Highway 27, St. Johns, MI 48879
Date: Sep 19, 2014
Location: Menominee County MSU Extension Office, S. 904 Highway 41, Stephenson, MI 49887
- Affordable Care Act Roadmap
- Agriculture Labor Issues
- Annie’s Project
- Beef Cattle Ultrasound Program
- Business Analysis & Evaluation System
- Commodity Marketing & Pricing Tools
- Cropland & Building Leasing
- Estate & Farm Succession Planning
- Farm Business Organization & Structure
- Farm Financial Performance
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Conference
- Michigan MarketMaker
- MSU Product Center
- Oil and Gas
- Policy, Law & Regulation
- Risk Management
- Tilling the Soil of Opportunity
- Air Emissions and Animal Agriculture
- Cool, Wet Spring and Delayed Planting
- 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
- Weather - Drought
- Weather - Winter Injury in Plants