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.
March 5, 2014 | Jim Isleib | MSU Extension’s 2014 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series is getting good participation from Michigan, several other states, Ontario and even Australia.
February 28, 2014 | Stan Moore | Three upcoming Agriculture Labor and Farm Safety Meetings will be held in Bad Axe, Shepherd and Cadillac.
February 28, 2014 | Charles Gould | The new Farm Bill increases funding for energy conservation practice implementation. Complementary funding can be obtained through utility rebates and technical assistance programs.
February 27, 2014 | Shelby Bollwahn | Due to the cold harsh winter and recent heavy rains and snow melt, livestock producers should keep a close watch on manure storage structures and pumping equipment.
February 24, 2014 | Beth Clawson | To start a CSA it is important that the business side be “buttoned-down” before planting begins to ensure both a sustainable business venture and a sustainable farm venture.
February 23, 2014 | Charles Gould | The new Farm Bill increases funding for energy conservation practice implementation. MSU Extension programs target dairy farmers who want to implement energy conservation practices to reduce energy costs.
February 17, 2014 | Lina Rodriguez Salamanca | The Southeast Michigan Agricultural Labor and Farm Safety Program will help you stay up-to-date with current regulations for agricultural labor and update your farm safety plans.
February 14, 2014 | Curtis Talley, Jr. | MSU Extension surveyed oil and gas attorneys indicating that 56 percent reduced potential royalty deductions from post production costs by at least 75 percent.
February 12, 2014 | Yvonne (Bonnie) Wichtner-Zoia | Barns tell stories of their use and the history of agriculture across the state, representing both an economic driver for communities and an attractive destination for visitors.
February 9, 2014 | Mark Seamon | Just as the historical generation of electricity has relied on several feedstocks – coal, natural gas, nuclear and hydro – the future scenario will likely include multiple feedstocks as well.
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Date: Mar 11, 2014
Location: 3255 122nd Ave., Allegan Co. Human Svcs. Bldg., Allegan, MI 49010
Date: Mar 12, 2014
Location: 501 Courthouse Dr., Eaton County MSU Extension, Charlotte, MI 48813
Date: Mar 12, 2014
Location: Franklin Inn, 1070 E. Huron Avenue, Bad Axe MI, 48413
- Air Emissions and Animal Agriculture
- 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