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  • Milk Truck

    What is going on in dairy?

    Published on November 20, 2019

    Many people will have heard that Dean Foods declared bankruptcy recently and thought about the gallon jug in their refrigerator and wondered what is going on. This is an on-going story and we don’t know everything, but let’s review some things we do know.

  • Farm landscape

    Should producers chase after yield?

    Published on November 13, 2019

    American farmers continually strive for higher yields. Something encouraged by the current pricing structure of raw agricultural products, but is chasing yield necessarily a good thing?

  • Veterinary Feed Directive – Year One in Review

    Published on October 3, 2019

    To gain a better understanding of the direct impacts to farmer raising animals for food productions MSU Extension led a nationwide survey to help determine what effect these new rules had across food animal species and across farms on a national level.

  • Farmers invited to submit corn silage samples for mycotoxin study

    Published on September 24, 2019

    Mycotoxins in corn have long been a bane as well as a mystery. A new research project aims to reduce this mystery and enable farmers to reduce their risk. This season, farmers can submit samples of corn silage for free mycotoxin analysis.

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