Resource Library

  • Emergency Hay and Silage Forage Crops

    Published on July 12, 2019

    Forage shortages can be good news for growers who are able to harvest because prices may be strong, but are bad news for those unable to harvest.

  • Delayed Planting Resources

    Published on June 24, 2019

    Wet weather and flooding resulted in severely delayed planting and a need to adjust farm management practices. MSU Extension's statewide network of agricultural educators work with farmers and provide informative articles to assist in decision making.

  • Helping Farmers Understand Net Worth

    Published on June 19, 2019

    This quick guide helps farmers understand their net worth, a net worth statement, why it is important, what you can learn from it and a sample net worth statement to fill out.

  • Creating a spending plan

    Published on June 19, 2019

    For farmers dealing with variable income, low commodity prices and increasing debt, a spending plan can be a useful tool in managing farm family finances or their household (nonbusiness) finances.

  • Understanding Credit and Debt

    Published on June 19, 2019

    Helping farm families in financial distress understand the fundamentals of credit and debit, including credit scores and how to manage debt.

  • Turning Personal Skills into Income

    Published on June 19, 2019

    Exploring ways farm families can turn their technical, trade and management skills into supplemental income-producing opportunities.

  • How stress affects you

    Published on June 19, 2019

    A helpful list detailing how stress affects your body, your thoughts, your feelings and what you do.

  • Youth farm stress

    Published on June 19, 2019

    Detailing warning signs of stress in youth and ways you can help the youth in your life, whether you are a parent, guardian or just a friend.

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