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  • Visit Israel to learn about dairy with an MSU twist

    Published on July 17, 2019

    An intriguing opportunity to combine your interest in dairy management with a visit to historic Israel. The Israel Dairy School has a special session planned for US dairy farmers January 5-11, 2020.

  • Dairy margin coverage sign-up

    Published on July 8, 2019

    Dairy farmers in Michigan and across the country have an enhanced tool to provide risk management on their farms.

  • Dairy cows eating hay

    Good times, happy cows

    Published on July 8, 2019

    Cows have an ideal time budget for their day. As we affect that budget we can impact their well-being.

  • A farmer using his tractor to plant crops

    Navigating a Challenging Farm Economy

    Published on July 2, 2019

    A meeting on August 2nd, 2019 in Kalamazoo County will focus on helping farmers identify tools that can help them weather through the economic and production impacts faced this season.

  • A picture of dairy cows looking at the camera

    Forage short? Cull some eaters!

    Published on June 28, 2019

    Winter kill of alfalfa and excessive wetness at the time for planting and first cutting means that some farms will decrease forage supplies this year. It is important to make changes now rather than waiting until supplies run critically low.

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