New online resource for MSU Extension information now available
Farmers looking for the most up-to-date information from MSU Extension have a new online tool at their fingertips
March 3, 2011 - Author: Beth Stuever, Michigan State University Extension, Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources Communications
Farmers and others interested in agriculture now have access to the newest information and research from Michigan State University Extension (MSUE) in one convenient, online location. MSU Extension News for Agriculture is a farmer’s go-to source for the most recent and relevant information from MSUEMichigan State University. educators throughout the state and at
“Even though we may have a livestock specialist in central Michigan, someone in northern Michigan might need their expertise,” said Wendy Powers, agriculture and agribusiness director for MSU Extension. “By having educators contribute articles and share their knowledge on the Internet, MSU Extension can make sure that all farmers in the state have access immediately to information that is of vital important to the success of their operations.”
MSU Extension News features pertinent articles from more than 160 MSUE expert contributors throughout the state, submitted in a variety of categories, including animal agriculture, plant-based agriculture, the bio-economy, business, home and garden, and organic agriculture.
“It’s hard for us as educators to make sure everyone across the state has access to the knowledge that we have in our respective specialties,” said Elizabeth Ferry, swine educator in Cass County. “I think it’s really great to have an online tool like this where I can provide information to anyone, even if they’re not in my own county or region.”