Pasture Dairy at the Kellogg Biological Station

February 8, 2012

The Pasture Dairy Center at the Kellogg Biological Station integrates automatic milking technology (robotic milking) and pasture-based management to support and expand research, education and outreach capabilities of Michigan State University to address the needs of small and mid-sized dairy producer. The center is an innovative program combining applied research, education and outreach to advance:

  1. Our understanding of managed landscapes.
  2. Our responsibility to provide Michigan growers with options that can enhance farm sustainability and profitability.
  3. Identification and implementation of strategies for supply chain development.
  4. The building of markets.
  5. The marked expansion of the role of animals in our land grant portfolio.

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