Michigan State University Extension’s focus on poultry production brings together cross-discipline educators and researchers who work with both commercial poultry producers, small flock owners, and youth. Programming exists for all audiences ranging from specialized programming for commercial production and basic management practices for small flock and youth owners.
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 10, 2014 | Jeannine Schweihofer | An entire shift is dedicated each day to sanitation in meat and poultry plants.
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.
March 26, 2014 | Phil Durst | Integrity should be a cornerstone value for your business as well as your life. Check yourself to make sure you are a person of integrity and then communicate that value to your employees.
March 26, 2014 | Dennis Stein | Profits over the past couple of years have allowed farms to upgrade equipment and buildings, changing your bottom line and cost of production.
March 21, 2014 | Melissa Elischer | This series will explore basic concepts of animal welfare and why it is important 4-H youth involved in animal projects understand this subject.
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Date: May 3, 2014
Location: Eaton County Fairgrounds, 1025 S Cochran Ave, Charlotte, MI 48813
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- Emerging Issues in Animal Agriculture
- Farm Information Resource Management (FIRM)
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Proceedings
- Michigan CNMP DLL Template
- MSU Environmental Quality for Agriculture
- MSU Poultry Research & Teaching Center
- MSU’s Animal Welfare and Behavior Group
- Odor Management Plans
- Purdue University Avian Net
- Suggestions for Ordinances Allowing Backyard Poultry (E3136)
- University of Minnesota: Poultry U