Michigan State University Extension releases COVID-19 Hazard Assessment and Mitigation Program (CHAMP) e-tool to support the agriculture industry
Published on June 24, 2020
The MSU Extension CHAMP e-tool will assist farms and businesses involved in agriculture with developing a written COVID-19 control plan.
Published on June 23, 2020
The role of women in farming continues to evolve. The added stress of working off the farm while balancing traditional responsibilities can be difficult to manage.
Published on June 22, 2020
Online course will better equip farmers, their families and the agricultural community with tools and resources to help in stressful times.
African Swine Fever 101 – Webinar and Q/A Session for Swine Producers and Veterinary Service Providers in Michigan
Published on May 6, 2020
This on-line educational event held on May 19, 7:00-8:00 AM will describe what pork producers and veterinary service providers NEED to know and plan for if we see an African Swine Fever outbreak in the US and Michigan
Published on May 4, 2020
When cull animal markets are disrupted, on-farm euthanasia of these animals based on welfare may have to be considered.
Published on May 3, 2020
Learn about mortality disposal options according to the Michigan Bodies of Dead Animals Act.
Published on May 1, 2020
The inherent nature of the agricultural occupation is independent. Isolation is often linked to impacts on mental health and loss of life by suicide.
Published on April 30, 2020
New webinar focuses on herd health and production issues farmers raising pigs in Northern Michigan may encounter.
Published on April 29, 2020
New health screening requirements for essential employees will help keep our farms safe and ensure that they can keep running during this pandemic.
Published on April 23, 2020
There are many questions regarding animal and human health during the COVID-19 pandemic, however, there are animal health experts we can turn to for answers.
Published on April 17, 2020
Despite recent decisions by some US packers to process only ractopamine-free pigs, it is important to understand that meat products are safe for consumers when ractopamine is used according to label directions.