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  • Livestock Learning: Daily Care of Your Beef Project

    Published on April 16, 2020

    Carla McLachlan, MSU Animal Science Department staff member, teaches Michigan 4-H'ers about the ins and outs of daily care of 4-H beef projects. This session covers brushing, walking, washing and drying as essential elements of beef daily care.

  • Livestock Learning: Showmanship Fundamentals

    Published on April 13, 2020

    Kendra VanOrder, a Michigan 4-H volunteer, teaches Michigan 4-H'ers about the fundamentals of beef, sheep and swine showmanship. This session covers what to wear, which equipment to use in the ring, and how to properly handle your animal.

  • Livestock Learning: Selection and What the Judge is Looking For

    Published on April 9, 2020

    Taylor Harrison, Stock Show U manager for Sullivan's Supply Co., teaches Michigan 4-H'ers about selection of beef, sheep, swine and goat 4-H projects. Learn what to look for while selecting a market project and what the judge is looking for in the show ring with your final product.

  • Measuring Soil Health

    Published on April 8, 2020

    MSU Extension provides an opportunity for users to review soil health and how to measure it.

  • Hosting On-farm Educational Events for Your Community

    Published on April 1, 2020

    MSU Extension hosts this video about on-farm educational events that you could host for your community.

  • Pricing Products for Different Markets

    Published on March 25, 2020

    MSU Extension offers pricing products that can be made for different markets.

  • Hemp Production in Michigan

    Published on March 23, 2020

    Michigan agriculture is one year into the redevelopment of our state’s hemp industry. Much has been accomplished, but the rules of the game continue to evolve.

  • No-till Vegetable Production on Small Scale

    Published on March 18, 2020

    MSU Extension offers this video for the users to learn about no-till vegetable production on a smaller scale.

  • Farm Labor

    Published on March 11, 2020

    MSU Extension offers this opportunity for farmers to use as a resource for farm laborers.

  • Selling to Food Hubs

    Published on March 4, 2020

    MSU Extension offers this webinar for participants to use to learn and understand about selling to food hubs.

  • Agroforestry: Silvo-pasture Options

    Published on February 26, 2020

    MSU Extension offers participants the opportunity to learn and understand various options of silvo-pasture options.

  • Safe Use of Animal-based Soil Amendments

    Published on February 19, 2020

    MSU Extension offers the option for participants to learn and understand the safest use of animal-based soil amendments.

  • Community Supported Agriculture in Michigan

    Published on February 13, 2020

    MSU Extension provides participants the opportunity to learn and understand community supported agriculture.

  • Hemp Regulation and Production in Michigan

    Published on February 5, 2020

    MSU Extension provides participants the opportunity to learn and understand hemp regulation and production here in Michigan.

  • How to Start a Successful Cottage Food Business in Michigan

    Published on January 29, 2020

    MSU Extension provides participants the opportunity to learn how to start a cottage food business successfully.

  • Jack Collins: St. Joseph County 4-H

    Published on January 28, 2020

    Meet Michigan 4-H’er Jack Collins, of St. Joseph County. Learn more about the robotics programs he’s taken part in through 4-H. He also participates in Clover Bots and STEM and says 4-H has taught him how to be a leader.

  • Getting Started with Wash-pack Facilities

    Published on January 20, 2020

    MSU Extension offers a webinar session for participants to review the process of wash-pack facilities.

  • Industrial Hemp Production 101: Considerations for Hemp production

    Published on October 16, 2019

    During the final webinar in the series, Dr. Justice will provide information for those considering changing from ornamental production to industrial hemp production, its potential profits, and yields.

  • Industrial Hemp Production 101: Insect and Mite pests of industrial hemp

    Published on October 16, 2019

    This webinar will discuss the major insect and mite pests of hemp including chewers, suckers, and borers. The webinar will address the plant protection strategies than can be implemented to manage insect and mite pests of industrial hemp.

  • Industrial Hemp Production 101: Hemp Accounting and Business Considerations

    Published on October 16, 2019

    The webinar will cover how business owners can protect their current business and their new venture. Learn about the basics of accounting and tax compliance, workers comp, and crop insurance in the industrial hemp industry.