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  • Managing Farm Stress

    Taking care of crops and animals is hard on farmers and agribusiness professionals. Caring for your own health and wellness in this high-stress profession is often overlooked but is just as critical as caring for your farm business.

  • How to Cultivate a Productive Mindset

    Published on December 1, 2018
    Practical tips and resources to help increase productivity and manage stress.

  • Farmers Helping Farmers with Farm Stress

    Published on March 30, 2020
    Knowing the signs and symptoms of stress in agriculture is critical. The webinar will also describe warning signs of suicide and available resources to help support someone in need.

  • Income Statement Worksheet

    Published on August 23, 2019
    Use this worksheet to convert Schedule F tax information to an accrual adjusted income statement.

  • Bulletin E-3407: How to Motivate Your Lender to Say, “Yes”

    Published on July 31, 2019
    A bulletin by MSU Extension's Beginning Farmer DEMaND Series with suggestions to help beginning farmer understand the lending process in order to obtain farm financing.

  • Understanding the Farm's Financial Health: Basic Components to a Successful Business

    Published on November 28, 2018
    Understanding your farm’s financial health is the key to successfully meeting your farm goals. Michigan State University (MSU) Extension farm management educators want to help you understand this key concept.

  • Understanding Credit and Debt

    Published on June 19, 2019
    Helping farm families in financial distress understand the fundamentals of credit and debit, including credit scores and how to manage debt.

  • Helping Farmers & Agricultural Professionals Manage Stress

    Published on July 20, 2020
    Through MSU Extension’s farm stress programming, farmers, their families and agricultural professionals alike learned stress management techniques, about resources to get through tough times, ways to communicate with farmers under stress and more.

  • Risk management: Selecting insurance

    Published on June 19, 2019
    A three-step guide to select the right insurance for your farm and current situation.

  • Creating a spending plan

    Published on June 19, 2019
    For farmers dealing with variable income, low commodity prices and increasing debt, a spending plan can be a useful tool in managing farm family finances or their household (nonbusiness) finances.

  • Turning Personal Skills into Income

    Published on June 19, 2019
    Exploring ways farm families can turn their technical, trade and management skills into supplemental income-producing opportunities.

  • Helping Farmers Understand Net Worth

    Published on June 19, 2019
    This quick guide helps farmers understand their net worth, a net worth statement, why it is important, what you can learn from it and a sample net worth statement to fill out.

  • Combating the Opioid Crisis through Outreach and Education

    Published on July 20, 2020
    Over 130 people die every day from opioid overdose in the United States, and nearly 3 in 4 of Michigan’s overdose deaths are attributable to opioids.

  • Wildlife Damage Management Series for Midwestern Farmers, Crows

    Published on March 22, 2019
    The Wildlife Damage Management Series for Midwestern Farmers provides growers the tools to identify and mitigate damage as well as information regarding the various agencies that regulate wildlife.

  • Assessing Farm Stress

    Published on July 2, 2020
    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly discussion for July 2, 2020, focuses on assessing farm stress, presented by Eric Karbowski, MSU Extension behavior health educator.

  • Pricing Corn Silage and Earlage from Immature Corn

    Published on August 30, 2016
    Guidelines for pricing corn silage and earlage from immature corn.

  • 2015 Dairy cash flow

    Published on August 29, 2016
    Dairy farm cash flow budget speadsheet

  • Dairy cost of production

    Published on August 29, 2016
    Milk cost of production, based on schedule F information.

  • Managing stress for farmers and farm families

    Published on June 19, 2019
    Simple techniques and reminders as you deal with stress.

  • Opioids in Rural Farming Communities

    Published on June 19, 2019
    The opioid epidemic has hit many communities, including farm communities. This guide helps you understand the signs and symptoms of opioid misuse, how it impacts rural communities and how you can help your community.

  • Delayed Planting Resources

    Published on June 24, 2019
    Wet weather and flooding resulted in severely delayed planting and a need to adjust farm management practices. MSU Extension's statewide network of agricultural educators work with farmers and provide informative articles to assist in decision making.