Michigan State University Extension’s focus on horses, ponies, donkeys and mules provides educational resources and activities for both youth and adult equine owners.
May 17, 2013 | Dennis Stein | Michigan hay producers are starting the production season with zero surplus supplies so buyers will need to purchase early rather than later.
May 15, 2013 | Phil Kaatz | Summer annual forage seeds may not be available if producers wait too long to order their seed.
April 29, 2013 | Taylor Fabus | Discover things you can do this spring to better prepare yourself and your horse for the summer months.
April 29, 2013 | Stan Moore | The average age of farm owner/operators continues to increase each year. Research shows that the single largest age category for work-related fatalities on farms is the 60+ age group.
April 25, 2013 | Mark Seamon | Products for many consumer uses are made from biobased materials and are available for your use.
April 23, 2013 | Jim Isleib | Match the quality of your hay product to the needs of your customers.
April 22, 2013 | Jim Isleib | Understanding some details about your hay-buying customers and their horse’s nutrient requirements can help you fine-tune your horse hay business.
April 12, 2013 | Taylor Fabus | Learn what the judges are looking for at the horse show!
April 3, 2013 | Phil Kaatz | Additional pasture yield can reduce the amount of purchased “high priced” hay.
March 28, 2013 | Stan Moore | The new Form I-9 is now available. Farmers should begin using the new form immediately for all new hires.
To find an MSU Extension expert who covers your location or to find an expert in your area of interest, please visit the MSU Extension Expert Search. To reach an MSU Extension county office, call toll-free 1-888-678-3464.
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Date: Jun 15, 2013
Location: Reid Dairy Farm, LLC, 7096 Vincent Road, Jeddo, MI 48032
Date: Jun 21, 2013 - Jun 23, 2013
Location: Whiskey Creek Campground, 5080 Sippy Road, Custer, MI 49405
Date: Jul 7, 2013 - Jul 12, 2013
Location: 4-H Camp Kidwell, 39000 1st Ave., Bloomingdale, MI 49026
- Air Emissions and Animal Agriculture
- Animal Heat Stress Management Resources
- Behavioral Considerations When Housing Horses (E3161)
- Emerging Issues in Animal Agriculture
- Equine Feed and Welfare Resources
- Farm Information Resource Management (FIRM)
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Proceedings
- Hay and Pasture for Michigan Horses (E2305)
- Health Considerations When Housing Horses (E3162)
- Horses Count in Michigan
- Michigan CNMP DLL Template
- Michigan Equine News
- MSU Environmental Quality for Agriculture
- MSU Horse Teaching & Research Center
- MSU’s Animal Welfare and Behavior Group
- Odor Management Plans