Michigan State University Extension’s focus on horses, ponies, donkeys and mules provides educational resources and activities for both youth and adult equine owners.
December 20, 2011 | Christine Skelly | Multi-state conference will foster rural equine business development in the North Central Region
December 14, 2011 | Kelly Ewalt | As harvest comes to a close and the weather turns cold, there are certain precautions that should be taken in order to safe over the winter months.
December 14, 2011 | Kelly Ewalt | When hitching a wagon or other implement, a farmer may have to repeatedly climb on and off their tractor, which can be a hassle. For someone with leg or mobility impairments, this is downright painful, or even impossible.
December 14, 2011 | Lyndon Kelly | All agricultural water uses (irrigation, processing, cooling or livestock) watering from single withdrawals or combined capacity withdrawals of 70 gallon per minute require reporting to Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
December 6, 2011 | Natalie Rector | Less manure in storage going into winter will reduce the need to spread in the winter
December 2, 2011 | Christina Curell | Water quality can be impacted on Michigan farms by virtue of distance the practice has to surface water and wells.
HOT TOPICMichigan State University Extension expo offers long-term view for farmers, ag professionals
November 21, 2011 | Eric Recker | The Michigan Ag Commodities Educational Expo will take place on Jan. 26, 2012, at the Lansing Center in Lansing, Mich.
November 21, 2011 | Christine Skelly | Sheltering, blanketing, feeding requirements and access to unfrozen water should be evaluated when preparing for the winter months.
November 17, 2011 | Doo-Hong Min | One of the most important factors affecting successful forage establishment begins with purchasing high quality forage seed.
November 17, 2011 | Dale R. Mutch | If you have ideas on enhancing sustainable agriculture on farms, you still have time to submit an individual, partner or group NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grant.
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Date: Oct 14, 2014
Location: Online Webinar
Date: Oct 25, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014
Location: W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, 3700 E. Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, MI, 49060
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