• Odor Management Plans

    Published on June 11, 2012

    Odor management plans (OMP) can help farmers determine the major farm odor sources.

  • Advanced Soil Organic Matter Management (E3137)

    Published on April 2, 2012

    Soil organic matter (SOM) is the foundation for productive soil. This bulletin will help farmers learn to build SOM to promote healthy crops, provide resources for microbes and other soil organisms and regulate the supply of water, air and nutrients.

  • Growing Hay and Pasture for Michigan Horses (E2305)

    Published on April 2, 2012

    Horses are used for entertainment, sporting events and companionship, therapy for people with disabilities, and even racing. Whatever their purpose, horses need good pastures that are free of weeds and hazards. This is discussed below.

  • 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 (E3097)

    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.