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.
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 | 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 | Dennis Stein | Landowners and tenants are looking to updating their land rental arrangements and rental rates to reflect the volatile commodity markets.
November 15, 2013 | Jeannine Schweihofer | A complete flow diagram is an important step to making sure all hazards are identified.
November 14, 2013 | Mary Dunckel | This is the question that the recent U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) Food Dialogues: Boston explored.
November 14, 2013 | Erin Lizotte | Looking to brush up on your pest management skills? Register now to ensure your spot at this pioneering workshop designed to serve specialty crop, field crop and landscape professionals.
November 14, 2013 | Bruce MacKellar | Protection of grain quality in storage and fumigation will be the focus of this Michigan State University Extension meeting slated for Dec. 12 at the MSU Livestock Pavilion.
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Date: Dec 11, 2013
Location: Ubly Heights Country Club, 2409 E. Atwater Road, Ubly, MI
Date: Feb 18, 2014 - Feb 19, 2014
Location: Okemos Conference Center, 2187 University Park Drive, Okemos, MI
Date: Feb 21, 2014 - Feb 22, 2014
Location: Kettunen Center, 14901 4H Drive, Tustin, MI 49688
- Animal Heat Stress Management Resources
- Drought 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