The Michigan Alliance for Animal Agriculture is a partnership between the state's animal agriculture industries and MSU focused on advancing the Michigan animal agriculture economy.

$5.13 billion

annual economic impact of Michigan livestock industry, including dairy, according to MDARD


return for every $1 of research investment in animal agriculture

$2.6 million

in support of M-AAA's 2019 research and outreach initiatives

2018 M-AAA Legislative Summary

The 2018 M-AAA Legislative Summary details some of the recent research and extension projects that received funding from the Michigan Alliance for Animal Agriculture.

M-AAA is proud to partner with the following industry organizations:

  • Michigan Allied Poultry Industries
  • Michigan Cattlemen’s Association
  • Michigan Farm Bureau
  • Michigan Horse Industry
  • Michigan Meat Association
  • Michigan Milk Producers Association
  • Michigan Pork Producers
  • Michigan Sheep Producers Association
  • Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee (Associate Member)


  • MDARD director shares how partnerships power Michigan

    Published on February 3, 2020

    Gary McDowell, director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, believes collaborations with Michigan State University are key for the future of agriculture in the state.