Michigan State University Extension’s focus on horses, ponies, donkeys and mules provides educational resources and activities for both youth and adult equine owners.
April 16, 2014 | Christine Skelly | Learn about the recent EHV-1 outbreaks and how you can protect your horse by attending a FREE webcast on April 29, 2014.
April 14, 2014 | Melissa Elischer | This new series will explore basic concepts of animal welfare and why it is important 4-H youth involved in animal projects understand this subject.
April 10, 2014 | Shelby Bollwahn | With spring-like weather finally arriving in most parts of Michigan, livestock producers are looking to get in the field to spread manure before planting season arrives.
April 10, 2014 | Jerry May | Allowing fields to dry out before applying manure will reduce compaction and allow for normal crop growth and production. Manure storage nearing full capacity need to be monitored and emergency action plans developed until field conditions improve.
April 10, 2014 | Stan Moore | Employers who look to employee handbooks as policy manuals meant to keep them out of trouble are missing other opportunities.
April 9, 2014 | Melissa Elischer | This article will continue to explore the basic concepts of animal welfare and why it is important 4-H youth involved in animal projects understand this subject.
April 8, 2014 | Nancy Thelen | Advocating agriculture can take place in numerous settings.
April 3, 2014 | Karen Waite | Keeping sick or exposed horses away from those that are healthy may lessen transmission of disease.
April 3, 2014 | Taylor Fabus | Horses, just like humans, struggle with gastric ulcers. Learn that factors that lead to ulcers.
April 1, 2014 | Phil Kaatz | Using the right variety pays big dividends for alfalfa growers.
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Date: Jun 20, 2014 - Jun 22, 2014
Location: Whiskey Creek Campground, 5080 Sippy Rd, Custer, MI 49405
- 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