Resources

  • Dairy Employment Survey Results

    Published on September 13, 2020
    This presentation summarizes the results of MSU Extension's Dairy Employment Survey Results.

  • Agriculture Employee Handbook Template

    Published on September 12, 2020
    This Employee Handbook was designed as a sample document to be used by farms at their discretion. Once you as the user, insert your name and make the applicable changes, it becomes your farm document and you are solely responsible for the contents.

  • Labor Laws and Michigan Agriculture

    Published on September 10, 2020
    All farm employers and workers need to be aware of and understand the various laws pertaining to labor. This publication attempts to create such awareness and lists references for fuller understanding.

  • Bulletin E-3422 Introduction to Zoning and Taxation

    Published on September 2, 2020
    A bulletin by MSU Extension's Beginning Farmer DEMaND Series that provides an introductory explanation of property rights and protections, regulations, and liabilities associated with real property ownership in Michigan.

  • Intro to recordkeeping

    Published on August 31, 2020
    Learn the basics of farm accounting in this short video.

  • Pandemic Preparedness Plans and CHAMP Lite Tool

    Published on August 26, 2020
    Important information and resources for agriculture operations developing pandemic prepardness plans and implementing mitigation strategies that reduce exposure risks to COVID-19.

  • CHAMP E-Tool designed to assist the Michigan agriculture community

    Published on July 21, 2020
    This tool is designed for the Michigan agriculture community to help identify and implement appropriate and meaningful exposure control strategies to protect workers and the public.

  • Helping Farmers & Agricultural Professionals Manage Stress

    Published on July 20, 2020
    Through MSU Extension’s farm stress programming, farmers, their families and agricultural professionals alike learned stress management techniques, about resources to get through tough times, ways to communicate with farmers under stress and more.

  • Assessing Farm Stress

    Published on July 2, 2020
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly discussion for July 2, 2020, focuses on assessing farm stress, presented by Eric Karbowski, MSU Extension behavior health educator.

  • Bulletin E-3409 Sharpening the Saw: Keeping Yourself Business Sharp

    Published on June 24, 2020
    A bulletin by MSU Extension's Beginning Farmer DEMaND Series describing how to sharpen the mind to help beginning farmers increase the probability that they will succeed in the short and long term of their farm businesses.