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  • Women in Agriculture: Taking a seat at the table with confidence

    Published on May 8, 2021
    Women Shaping Agriculture is an initiative in which Michigan State University Extension educators host conversational interviews that enable women to share their experiences and perspectives about their diverse roles in Michigan agriculture.

  • Rumen development of calves

    Published on May 6, 2021
    Efficient rumen development is critical for maximizing growth of dairy calves.

  • Selecting corn hybrids for silage based on quality measures

    Published on April 21, 2021
    Seed planting time is near and seed corn selection is important. There may be several reasons that you select hybrids for corn silage, but the best way is to look at quality measures, because in planting corn for silage, you are planting feed for cattle.

  • Staying connected and finding support during the pandemic

    Published on April 16, 2021
    Make the most of your day by joining our “Lunch Break” team. Get to know your local educators, learn about upcoming events and local resources to help you and your farm thrive.

  • Spring turn-out sets the tone for the entire grazing season

    Published on April 14, 2021
    When the grass starts greening, the urge to get livestock on pasture is strong. However, patience and a little planning will pay off because management of the spring flush of forage availability is key to setting the tone for the entire grazing season.

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