Michigan State University Extension serves the pork industry by providing decisionmakers with unbiased, research-based information about all aspects of pork production. Using a multi-disciplinary approach, MSU Extension works to enhance the production of safe, nutritious, high-quality pork in an environmentally, economically sustainable and socially responsible manner.
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.
December 9, 2013 | Gerald May | USDA-NRCS and MSU Extension demonstrate the functionality of tall warm season grasses as vegetative buffers when planted next to livestock facilities.
December 3, 2013 | Joanne Davidhizar | Connecting with new buyers and markets for fruit and vegetable growers is made easier through the MarketMaker exhibit and the Meet the Buyers reception at the Great Lakes EXPO Dec. 10-12.
November 27, 2013 | Jerry Lindquist | The delayed harvest of grain crops in Michigan this year has put farm equipment operators and motorists at risk as they attempt to share the roadways in the month with the shortest daylight period of the year.
November 27, 2013 | Curtis Talley Jr. | Knowing what should be included in cropland leases will help both lessee and lessor.
November 27, 2013 | Beth Ferry | How to improve colostrum intake of piglets resulting in improved immunity.
November 27, 2013 | Phil Durst | Farming is not done alone. Thanksgiving is an opportunity and a reminder to say thanks to those who have helped you throughout the year.
November 20, 2013 | Nancy Thelen | Crop production took center stage at the Breakfast on the Farm program held at the Humm Farm in Gratiot County. The event drew more than 2,400 attendees from 79 towns across Michigan plus five states and Australia.
November 15, 2013 | Beth Ferry | Can attended farrowings on your farm improve your number of pig born alive?
November 15, 2013 | Beth Ferry | New online learning systems allow producers access to the PQA Plus program from the comfort of their own home.
November 15, 2013 | Dennis Stein | Landowners and tenants are looking to updating their land rental arrangements and rental rates to reflect the volatile commodity markets.
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: Feb 18, 2014 - Feb 19, 2014
Location: Okemos Conference Center, 2187 University Park Drive, Okemos, MI
Date: Feb 22, 2014 - Feb 23, 2014
Location: Kettunen Center, 14901 4H Drive, Tustin, MI 49688
- 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 Pork Team
- MSU Swine Teach & Research Center
- MSU’s Animal Welfare and Behavior Group
- Odor Management Plans
- Swine Breeding Systems for Alternative Pork Chains: Breed Options & Use (E3108)
- Swine Breeding Systems for Alternative Pork Chains: Breeding Programs (E3107)