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MSU Extension provides education for all aspects of swine production, including intensively managed commercial operations, niche pork farms, sport farms, and youth show pig producers.
July 28, 2014 | Tina Conklin | The final installment in the six part series of Certified Farm Animal Welfare Audits looks at the follow-up corrective actions that need to take place after the audit in order for your farm to achieve certification.
July 28, 2014 | Tina Conklin | Certified Farm Animal Welfare Audit day has arrived on your farm. Part five in this six part series is meant to give you an idea of what to expect and how to prepare yourself and your employees.
July 28, 2014 | Tina Conklin | Part 4 in preparing for a certified animal welfare audit on your farm looks at review of the audit and preparation of your farm for audit day
July 25, 2014 | Marilyn Thelen | Farm drainage has been increasing land productivity since its introduction during the colonial times in the United States. However, there is concern today more than ever about proper management to protect surface water quality.
July 25, 2014 | Marilyn Thelen | Farmers, researchers and crop advisors from across the Midwest will travel to Ames, Iowa for the Resilient Ag Conference, August 5-7.
July 21, 2014 | Beth Ferry | Some people have described PEDv as similar to TGEV. They are both of the family of virus Coronaviradae. Both viruses will cause up to 100 percent mortality in piglets.
July 21, 2014 | Beth Ferry | Important definitions relating to PEDv.
July 21, 2014 | Beth Ferry | The USDA has issued funding support for pork producers.
July 21, 2014 | Beth Ferry | Producers, along with veterinarians and the National Animal Health Laboratory Network are required to report positive PCR tests for Novel Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease to the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Veterinary Services office
July 21, 2014 | Beth Ferry | New cases of PEDv or PDCoV, must be reported to State Animal Health Officials (MDARD) and USDA as a requirement of these diseases being placed on the reportable animal disease list.
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Date: Aug 28, 2014
Location: 2435 N. Tallman Road Fowler, MI
- 4-H Swine Production & Management
- 4-H Veterinary Science
- Breakfast on the Farm
- Green & White Show
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Conference
- Managing Animal Mortalities
- Michigan MarketMaker
- Midwest Swine Nutrition Conference
- Professional Pork Producers Symposium
- Quality Assurance-Certifications
- Statewide Pork Industry Information Meetings
- Air Emissions and Animal Agriculture
- Animal Heat Stress Management Resources
- Artificial Insemination of Sows & Gilts (E2677)
- Emerging Issues in Animal Agriculture
- Farm Information Resource Management (FIRM)
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Proceedings
- Michigan CNMP DLL Template
- MSU Environmental Quality for Agriculture
- MSU Swine Teach & Research Center
- MSU’s Animal Welfare and Behavior Group
- Odor Management Plans
- Pork Quarterly
- Swine Breeding Systems for Alternative Pork Chains: Breed Options & Use (E3108)
- Swine Breeding Systems for Alternative Pork Chains: Breeding Programs (E3107)