Published on December 2, 2022
Pigs raised outdoors or on non-slatted floors are at risk for parasitic roundworms that can cause verminous pneumonia, a potentially fatal but preventable lung condition.
Published on November 4, 2022
Reducing the risks associated with winter manure application
Law enforcement officers, first responders, animal control officers and others recently received specialized training on responding to accidents involving livestock
Published on October 26, 2022
MSU Extension, Michigan Pork Producers Association, United Dairy of Michigan and Michigan Turkey partner to train first responders in accident response.
Published on October 21, 2022
Preparing for field amendment when the time is right.
Published on October 13, 2022
The Michigan Ag Credit Conference is scheduled for Oct. 25 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Molecular Plant Sciences Building on Michigan State University’s campus in East Lansing.
Published on October 10, 2022
Producers need to establish a valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship (VCPR) with a licensed veterinarian.
MSU Extension offers training for deploying equipment needed to respond effectively to accidents involving livestock
Published on October 3, 2022
Equipment needed to safely extricate livestock from trucks and trailers, move and contain animals following a transportation accident will be displayed and described in this section of the ERAIL course offered in-person by MSU Extension Oct 18, 2022.
Livestock Trailers – Considerations for first responders responding to accidents involving livestock
Published on September 23, 2022
Michigan State University Extension offers training for deploying equipment needed for responding effectively to accidents involving livestock.
Michigan State University Extension offers training for first responders, law enforcement officials and others on responding to accidents involving livestock
Published on September 7, 2022
Program attendees will be prepared to manage and respond to accidents involving livestock after attending this hands-on training.
Published on August 23, 2022
Updates to PQA Site Assessment Version 5 add the trademark Pork Quality Assurance® Plus.
Published on July 28, 2022
Online course to better equip farmers, their families, and the agricultural community with tools and resources to help in stressful times
Published on June 21, 2022
Laws prohibiting garbage feeding of pigs: A useful tool for preventing African Swine Fever
Published on June 6, 2022
The Michigan Alliance for Animal Agriculture is supporting 26 new research and outreach projects in 2022. For this funding cycle, the projects cover a range of topics, including disease-related challenges and exploring ways to increase dairy profitability.
Published on May 16, 2022
Exhibitors and breeders looking to source 840 tags for swine projects may find delayed shipping.
Published on April 25, 2022
An updated PQA Plus version helps keep animal care and food safety on point.
Published on April 19, 2022
Ractopamine is a feed additive used in pigs and cattle. We describe here why the product is used and consider its safety so you can be better informed about the food you are eating.
Published on April 7, 2022
PQA Plus Version 4 certifications will expire at the end of August 2022, Michigan State University Extension is preparing trainings for version 5.
Published on March 3, 2022
Part six of a six-part series on compost utilization and management on farms.
Published on February 25, 2022
Power company rebates, federal grant dollars, and low interest loans can help pay for recommended energy conservation practices.
Published on February 19, 2022
Part five of a six-part series on compost utilization and management on farms.