Resources

  • Michigan Fresh: Handling, Using, and Storing Pork (E3214)

    Published on January 30, 2015
    This bulletin gives recommendations for purchasing pork as well as tips for safely handling and storing it. It includes advice on thawing, marinating, cooking, freezing and canning.

  • Michigan Exhibition Swine Official Identification

    Published on January 13, 2015
    To help 4-H program coordinators, county fair officials, club leaders and others working in the swine industry, the following swine identification documents have been created.

  • Michigan 4-H Market Animal Project Record Book

    Published on October 17, 2014
    4-H Market Animal projects provide youth an opportunity to gain life skills such as record keeping, communication and self-responsibility through raising and selling a livestock animal.

  • Zoonotic Disease

    Published on October 10, 2014
    Learn about germs that can spread between humans and animals, and how to reduce everyone’s risk of catching them

  • Pork Quarterly - September 2014

    Published on September 8, 2014
    In this issue: Day-to-Day Management of GGroup-Housed Gestating Sows, Measuring Manure Depth in the PED Era, Sign up for the Latest News for Agriculture

  • Pork Quarterly - June 2014

    Published on June 9, 2014
    In this issue: DDGS, Housing, and Breeding Herd Performance, A Transporter’s Perspective, The Effect of Stockpeople on Pigs, Group Sow Housing – More Space or Less Sows, Sign up for the Latest News for Agriculture

  • Pork Quarterly - December 2013

    Published on December 12, 2013
    In this issue: Identification of the Sick or Compromised Pig, Group Sow Housing – Decisions to Consider, Will attended farrowings help increase your bottom-line, Reducing the Risks Associated with Winter Manure Application

  • Pork Quarterly - September 2013

    Published on September 17, 2013
    In this issue: Inclusion of Additional Alternative Feedstuffs in Swine Diets Show no Improvement in Carcass Fat Quality of Pigs

  • Pork Quarterly - June 2013

    Published on June 4, 2013
    In this issue: Reduced nighttime temperatures in pig nurseries, Considering Housing Gestating Sows in Groups, Transitioning Quality Pigs from the Sow to the Nursery Phase, Swine Influenza Virus

  • Farm Information Resource Management (FIRM)

    Published on March 27, 2013
    Improve your life and achieve your goals through an educational process that applies management, production and economic knowledge to critical issues, needs, and opportunities.