The Outlook for Michigan Agriculture 2023
Published on April 11, 2023
This analysis outlines the outlook for agriculture with a particular emphasis on commodities of particular importance to Michigan.
The Anatomy of a Soil Test Report
Published on March 9, 2023
A summary of how to understand a soil test report to help you best understand and analyze the results to make effective farm management and soil fertility decisions.
Legacy of the Land
Published on November 4, 2022
Through the MDARD/FRSAN Legacy of the Land grants, MSU Extension can help you navigate stress and challenges to make sound decisions for your farm.
A Field Guide To Soil Sampling
Published on October 13, 2022
Soil sampling is a foundational step to make effective farm management and soil fertility decisions. This step-by-step field guide is a summary of best practices and recommendations for composite soil sampling to help you do just that.
Vaccination Strategies for Pigs Raised on Small Farms
Published on June 8, 2022
Many diseases in pigs can be prevented or their effects minimized by vaccines formulated specifically for use in pigs. These vaccines provide a management tool that, when used properly, can greatly reduce reliance on the other medications.
Industry Collaborations Led by MSU Extension Focus on Preparedness for Michigan's Animal Agriculture Industry
Published on May 12, 2022
With contributions of more than $104.7 billion annually to our state’s economy, agriculture is one of Michigan’s most important and productive industries.
MSU Extension Provides Opportunities for Farmers to Improve Efficiencies by Focusing on Management & Production Issues
Published on May 11, 2022
Michigan State University Extension continues to provide valuable services, programs and information for Michigan communities and families.
MSU Extension Supports Food Processing in Michigan
Published on May 11, 2022
The ability to combine scientific expertise, research capabilities and practical experience allows educators and scientists to work together and generate advancements in food, health and the environment, creating impactful data for Michigan communities.
Freezer space needed for pork
Published on April 1, 2022
Average meat yield of a purchased pork carcass.
Management over Medication: Pest Management Program for Small Farms
Published on February 14, 2022
Rodent problems and pest infestations can easily affect the bottom line of an operation and trigger other issues on the farm that affect the health of the animals raised and people working at the facility.