Dairy

4-H Animal Science

Animal Agriculture

Department of Community Sustainability

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  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Dairy Farm leadership and its impacts

    Published on April 7, 2021
    Educator Marianne Buza interviews Dr. Robert Milligan and Dr. Corey Clark. They discuss how to develop farm leadership, and the impact that good leadership has on a dairy farm operation.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Navigating novel government programs for Ag producers

    Published on April 7, 2021
    Educator Stan Moore interviews Dr. Adam Kantrovich regarding the multiple government programs to aid agricultural producers to weather the impact of the novel COVID-19 pandemic.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Corn Silage new research and management recommendations

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Join Dr. Manni Singh and forage educator Phil Kaatz as they discuss new research in mycotoxins. They also provide management recommendations for tar spot and other challenges for this 2020 silage season.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Opportunities for dairy promotion

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Educator Marianne Buza talks with Ashley Kennedy, a farmer, blogger, and dairy spokes-person about her experience and strategies to promote the dairy industry with consumers.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Connecting Michigan State University to Michigan's Dairy Industry

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Educator Martin Mangual spends time with Dr. Barry Bradford discussing how the dairy program at MSU is growing to provide programs, and resources to serve the evolving dairy industry in Michigan.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Can selective dry cow therapy be successful?

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Educator Paola Bacigalupo talks with Dr. Ron Erskine about selective dry cow therapy. They discuss what farms or cows are good candidates for this type of dry cow program and, what are the best strategies to implement and sustain a selective dry cow therapy plan on your herd.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: LEAN farming for dairies

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Educator Martin Mangual talks with Allen Bonthuis, founder of Farming LEAN, about how LEAN management can be implemented and used by dairy farms to improve efficiency.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Fat Supplementation research and strategies

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Educator Martin Mangual is joined by Dr. Adam Lock to discuss recent findings in the fat supplementation field. We will talk about their influence on fresh cows, and how they can help your rations when forages are in short supply.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Improving the targeting of your antibiotics use

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Educator Marianne Buza talks with Dr. Pamela Ruegg, chair of the Animal Science dept. about improving the targeting of your antibiotic use. They present strategies to increase the efficiency of your antibiotic use, and ways to improve your mastitis prevention program.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Achieving excellence in milk quality

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Educator Phil Durst talks with Brent Wilson from Wilson Centennial Farms who recently received the National Platinum Quality Award. They discuss the steps the farm takes to achieve excellence in milk quality.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: The impact of ketosis on mastitis

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Senior Educator Phil Durst discusses with Dr. Turner Swartz how can sub-clinical ketosis have an impact on mastitis. Dr. Swartz is a researcher at the Animal Sciences Department at Michigan State University.

  • No Easy Answers in Bioethics: Supporting Michigan’s Agricultural Community

    Published on March 12, 2021
    MSU Extension farm stress management specialist Eric Karbowski joined the "No Easy Answers in Bioethics" podcast from the MSU Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences to talk about the work being done in Michigan to support the well-being of farmers, agribusiness professionals, and the broader statewide agricultural community.

  • Innovative forage systems

    Published on December 21, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 5 Episode 2: MSU Extension educators Monica Jean and Paul Gross sits down with Erins Burns and Kim Cassida, Weed Scientist and Forage Specialist at MSU, to discuss how changing up your forage rotation can help with management issues like manure application oppertunities.

  • Don't treat manure like $h*t

    Published on December 10, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 6 Episode 1: MSU Extension educators Monica Jean and Paul Gross sits down with Glen Arnold, Manure Nutrient Management Systems Field Specialist with OSU, to discuss how to better utilize manure through improved application techniques.

  • Flushing phosphorus down the drain: tile lines and disoloved phosphorus

    Published on November 12, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 5 Episode 4: MSU Extension educators Monica Jean and Sarah Fronczak sits down with Merrin McCrae, Researcher at the Univeristy of Waterloo, to discuss phosphorus transport and how that interacts with tile lines, cover crops and more!

  • Consumer opinion matters: markets and the pandemic

    Published on October 29, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 5 Episode 3: MSU Extension educators Monica Jean and Sarah Fronczak sits down with Trey Malone, MSU Assistant Professor and Extension Economist, to discuss how consumer opinions impact Michigan markets.

  • Tracking Turds: Finding the Source of Contamination in Watersheds

    Published on October 16, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 5 Episode 2: MSU Extension educators Erica Rogers and Sarah Fronczak sits down with Aaron Snell, owner of Streamside Ecological Services Inc., to discuss Ecoli tracking in watersheds to resolve community feces contamination issues.

  • Myth-busting Phosphorus in Your Fields

    Published on September 30, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 5 Episode 1: MSU Extension educators Monica Jean and Sarah Fronczak sit down with Chad Penn, Research Soil Scientist with USDA-ARS, to discuss how phosphorus behaves in the field and how farming practices can influence its fate.

  • Stocking Your Pantry with Sandra Westover

    Published on September 18, 2020
    Katie Wisneski, MSU student and intern, discusses how to stock your pantry for easy meals, cooking, and grocery shopping with Sandra Westover, community nutrition instructor.

  • Planned Leftovers with Stephanie Meck

    Published on September 17, 2020
    Katie Wisneski, MSU student and intern, talks to Stephanie Meck, community nutrition instructor, about menu planning, making "planned overs," and incorporating foods that fit your lifestyle and budget.