Sheep & Goats
Michigan State University’s small ruminant Extension program supports the diverse needs of sheep and and goat producers in the upper Midwest. Educational programming efforts focus on critical issues that affect all producers ranging from large commercial production to the small flock/herd owner.
April 18, 2014 | Tom Dudek | Michigan Energy Office has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) and has matching grants available for energy efficiency projects for farms and small business in Michigan. Here is an overview of what is required for a submission.
April 18, 2014 | Makena Schultz | Photovoice is a unique tool that can be used to give youth a voice in their community, while supporting their development through creative expression.
April 17, 2014 | Mark Seamon | Crop residue removal decisions should be field specific.
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 | 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.
April 1, 2014 | Phil Kaatz | Using the right variety pays big dividends for alfalfa growers.
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Date: Apr 26, 2014
Location: Anthony Hall, Michigan State University, 474 S. Shaw Lane, East Lansing MI 48824
Date: Jun 17, 2014
Location: Michigan State University, 474 South Shaw Lane, Room 1300, East Lansing, MI
- Animal Heat Stress Management Resources
- Emerging Issues in Animal Agriculture
- Farm Information Resource Management (FIRM)
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Proceedings
- MSU Environmental Quality for Agriculture
- MSU Sheep Teaching & Research Center
- MSU’s Animal Welfare and Behavior Group
- Odor Management Plans
- Weather - Drought