• Michigan 4-H Beef Project Snapshot (4H1629)

    Published on February 27, 2015
    The 4-H beef project allows youth to learn about breeds, selection, grooming, production, management, showmanship, marketing and careers through a breeding or market animal.

  • Michigan 4-H Biological Sciences Project Snapshot (4H1622)

    Published on February 27, 2015
    The 4-H biological sciences project allows 4-H'ers to explore plant and animal life.

  • Michigan 4-H Meat Science Project Snapshot (4H1632)

    Published on February 27, 2015
    The 4-H meat science project allows you to learn about the different cuts of meat.

  • Michigan 4-H Market Animal Project Record Book

    Published on October 17, 2014
    4-H Market Animal projects provide youth an opportunity to gain life skills such as record keeping, communication and self-responsibility through raising and selling a livestock animal.

  • Zoonotic Disease

    Published on October 10, 2014
    Learn about germs that can spread between humans and animals, and how to reduce everyone’s risk of catching them

  • Weather - Drought

    Published on July 2, 2012
    The MSU Extension Weather – Drought resource page provides timely information to agricultural producers as weather conditions impact their operation.

  • Odor Management Plans

    Published on June 11, 2012
    Odor management plans (OMP) can help farmers determine the major farm odor sources.

  • Incorporating Distiller's Grain in Beef Cattle Diets

    Published on April 2, 2012
    As grain prices fluctuate over time, beef cattle producers consider alternative sources of protein and energy. Atop the list of alternative feedstuffs is corn distiller’s grain (DG), a co-product of the ethanol industry.

  • Low-stress Cattle Handling: The Basics (E3100)

    Published on April 2, 2012
    The advantages of low-stress cattle handling include increased profit for dairy and beef producers. Low-stress cattle handling is easier and safer for people, induces less cattle stress and injury, and produces a better product with a better public image.

  • Watering Systems for Grazing

    Published on March 26, 2012
    There are two basic approaches to watering systems on grazing land: either take the water to the animals, or provide limited access for the animals to go to the water.