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.
May 10, 2013 | Mark Seamon | USDA projections indicate optimism for the agriculture industry.
April 29, 2013 | Stan Moore | The average age of farm owner/operators continues to increase each year. Research shows that the single largest age category for work-related fatalities on farms is the 60+ age group.
April 26, 2013 | Jeannine Schweihofer | Updated labeling of meat packages simplifies information for consumers.
April 26, 2013 | Jeannine Schweihofer | Specialized meat processors need a variance from MDARD. Attend a training May 21, 2013 to learn about the application process.
April 24, 2013 | Brenda J. Reau | Market research shows that consumers are learning about food options through social media.
April 23, 2013 | Dale Rozeboom | Under current rules and regulations, the animal capacity and land base of both farms may together constitute a large CAFO.
April 23, 2013 | Christina Curell | Six field practices can protect water quality from herbicide applications.
April 23, 2013 | Christina Curell | Fifteen steps to safely apply herbicides.
April 23, 2013 | Christina Curell | A quick quiz will reveal and enhance your manure wisdom.
April 19, 2013 | Gerald May | Recent heavy rains have added to what may have been nearly full manure storage structures. Livestock farmers are encouraged to monitor these facilities and prepare to take action should an emergency develop.
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: Jun 15, 2013
Location: Reid Dairy Farm, LLC, 7096 Vincent Road, Jeddo, MI 48032
Date: Jul 13, 2013
Location: Walt Dairy Farm 8099 W. Arthur St. Coopersville, Mi 49404
Date: Sep 7, 2013
Location: Black Locust Farms, LLC. 5644 N. Derby Rd Stanton, Mi 48888
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