News

  • Research Drilldown: Myth busting mastitis therapy

    Published on June 28, 2022
    Antibiotic usage is an important tool for dairy farmers, but it is important to ensure that antibiotic usage is minimized to maintain animal welfare and farm sustainability. Inappropriate usage of antibiotics includes both overtreatment and undertreatment.

  • Are Holstein or Jersey cows more profitable?

    Published on June 22, 2022
    It seems like a debate that never ends: are Jersey or Holstein cows the better choice for profitable dairy production?

  • 2022 Michigan Dairy Health Symposium returns in person

    Published on June 22, 2022
    This one-day event focused on dairy calf health as was attended by 107 participants that included veterinarians, veterinary nurses, herd consultants, and dairy producers

  • Dairy Spotlight: Victor Malacco

    Published on June 22, 2022
    MSU Extension allows me to give back to the dairy community by providing high-quality information while empowering and supporting farmers to identify and pursue their goals.

  • Dairy Spotlight: Cora Okkema

    Published on June 22, 2022
    5, 11, 1999. These three numbers were the beginning of my dairy story in Michigan.

  • Water for calves is important

    Published on June 15, 2022
    Water is essential to raising healthy calves and must be provided separate from milk from an early age.

  • Will gas prices keep employees at home?

    Published on June 15, 2022
    The cost to employees of filling their gas tank may make some think twice about driving to work. What can employers do to recognize the stress on employees and keep them working?

  • More than $2.3 million to support Michigan animal agriculture research, outreach

    Published on June 6, 2022
    The Michigan Alliance for Animal Agriculture is supporting 26 new research and outreach projects in 2022. For this funding cycle, the projects cover a range of topics, including disease-related challenges and exploring ways to increase dairy profitability.

  • MSU AgBioResearch, Extension to host in-person 2022 field days

    Published on May 27, 2022
    From June to September, MSU AgBioResearch and MSU Extension researchers and outreach specialists will be presenting at field days across the state, covering topics from hops and wheat to dairy and regenerative agriculture.

  • MSU veterinarian awarded for outstanding dairy research

    Published on May 19, 2022
    Dr. Ángel Abuelo, assistant professor in cattle health and wellbeing at the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine, was awarded the 2022 Cargill Animal Nutrition Young Scientist Award by the American Dairy Science Association.