Michigan State University Extension’s focus on horses, ponies, donkeys and mules provides educational resources and activities for both youth and adult equine owners.
January 9, 2012 | Nancy Thelen | Michigan State University Extension’s Breakfast on the Farm (BOTF) program is one effort to improve agricultural literacy. Key “take-home” messages are an important component of each educational event.
January 9, 2012 | Nancy Thelen | Farmers across the country need to take action to meet the need of consumers who are asking questions about how animals are raised and about how their food is produced.
January 9, 2012 | Jerry May | MSU Extension will be providing a series of five webinars on climate and water and their impact on current and future food, fiber and fuel production, starting in March
January 9, 2012 | Phil Durst | How can you build employee loyalty? Table Rock Farm, Inc. of Castile, NY provides an example of one way to do just that.
January 4, 2012 | Marilyn Thelen | Farm women have a vested interest in transferring the farm business to the next generation. Annie’s Project offers a four-night series in St. Johns, Mich., especially for farm women who want to make the transition smooth for future generations.
December 29, 2011 | Joanne Davidhizar | eXtension is an online resource developed collaboratively by the nation’s land grant institutions to provide credible, research-based information to the public on topics of daily life, communities and business and may be accessed at http://www.extension.org
December 29, 2011 | Joanne Davidhizar | Michigan State University Extension and Kalamazoo Valley Community College (KVCC) host Ag Action 2012, one of southwest Michigan biggest agriculture and home horticulture events.
December 29, 2011 | Joanne Davidhizar | The Michigan’s Safe Food Risk Assessment, developed by Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and Michigan State University, will be available to assist small producers to understand and document on-farm food safety practices.
December 29, 2011 | Joanne Davidhizar | Income and population growth in other countries provides opportunity for Michigan’s Ag business development. Michigan State University is partnering with government and industry to capitalize on the world’s taste for U.S. food and agricultural products.
December 20, 2011 | Christine Skelly | Multi-state conference will foster rural equine business development in the North Central Region
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Date: Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014
Location: W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, 3700 E. Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, MI, 49060
Date: Oct 30, 2014
Location: Moss Ridge Golf Course, 13545 Apple Ave., Ravenna, MI, 49451
Date: Nov 21, 2014 - Nov 23, 2014
Location: Kettunen Center, 14901 4-H Drive, Tustin, MI, 49688
- 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)
- 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