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.
November 19, 2014 | Stan Moore | Everyone knows good communication is important in relationships and business, but throw succession planning into the mix and you’ll discover just how important it is.
November 13, 2014 | Ashley McFarland | The Upper Peninsula Farm Incubator is now accepting applications for their Apprentice Farmer Program.
November 12, 2014 | James DeDecker | Whether you are for or against regulation, deer baiting has consequences for Michigan agriculture.
November 12, 2014 | Ashley McFarland | An increasingly popular method to determine the health of soil examines the CO2 respired by microorganisms in the ground. The Solvita® test is a cost effective method to better understand the level of life and activity in the field.
November 11, 2014 | Matt Grieshop | You may have experience with two and four footed livestock but how about livestock with six or no legs?
October 30, 2014 | Steve Lovejoy | Is injury, illness or arthritis impacting your farming or ranching?
Landowner survey determines impacts of oil and gas leasing negotiation efforts Part 2: Lease royalty
October 23, 2014 | Curtis Talley Jr. | Results of a survey sent by Michigan State University Extension in 2013 to 130 landowners in 19 Michigan counties determines their activities in oil and gas leasing negotiation regarding the lease royalty.
October 16, 2014 | Dennis Stein | A commodity market update is set for Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Farm producers can take part in person or online.
October 10, 2014 | Curtis Talley Jr. | Results of a survey sent to 130 landowners in 19 Michigan counties determines their activities in oil and gas leasing and their sources of assistance information.
October 10, 2014 | Dennis Stein | 2014 Farm Bill safety net programs have several compliance dates now being announced by the USDA FSA that farm landowners and tenant operators need to know.
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Date: Dec 5, 2014
Location: MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center Conference Room, E3774 University Drive, Chatham, MI 49816
Date: Dec 9, 2014 - Sep 8, 2015
Location: Isabella County Building, 200 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Date: Dec 10, 2014 - Dec 10, 2014
Location: 1800 West U.S. Hwy 223, Adrian, MI 49221
- Affordable Care Act Roadmap
- Agricultural Literacy
- 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 Bill
- 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