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  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Calf development research and management strategies

    Published on April 7, 2021
    Dr. Barry Bradford interviews Dr. Michael Steele from the University of Guelph. They focus their conversation on some of the latest findings in calf development research and how those lead to management strategies on the farm.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Working with farm advisory teams

    Published on April 7, 2021
    Educator Marianne Buza interviews Dr. Lisa Holden from Penn State University. They discuss an interesting way to work with multiple farm advisors, and the contributions of farm advisory teams to the dairy farms they serve.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: What are lenders looking for?

    Published on April 7, 2021
    Educator Jon Laporte discuses what are lenders looking for when they meet producers during the lending process. His guest is Ben Spitsley an experienced lender from Green Stone Farm Credit Services.

  • 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: Fresh Research on Milk fever

    Published on April 7, 2021
    Educator Paola Bacigalupo interviews Dr. Angel Abuelo. They talk about milk fever and discuss two new studies that provide interesting information regarding the management of this disease.

  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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.

  • 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: 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: 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: 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.

  • Suez Canal Blockage and Global Supply Chains - featuring Dr. Heidi Schweizer

    Published on April 2, 2021
    Dr. Heidi Schweizer of NC State explains the economic significance of the Suez Canal blockage and discusses ways to increase the resilience of global shipping infrastructure.

  • Carbon Market Craz

    Published on April 2, 2021
    In the Weeds Series 7 Episode 3 : MSU Extension Educators Monica Jean and Corey Clark sit down with Dr. Matt Gammans, Assistant Professor of Agriculture and Environmental Economics at MSU, to discuss carbon markets and its impact on farming.

  • Magic 8 Ball Reading: Market Outlook and Trade

    Published on March 29, 2021
    In the Weeds Series 7 Episode 2 : MSU Extension Educator Monica Jean sits down with Dr. Aleks Schaefer, Assistant Professor of Agriculture and Food Policy at MSU, to discuss the 2020/21 marketing year and current trade issues.

  • 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.

  • All Things Hemp - Featuring Christie Apple

    Published on March 12, 2021
    "Cropscout" Christie Apple joins Aleks and Trey to discuss her in-field work with hemp in the Midwestern United States.

  • Understanding College Student Food Security - Featuring Drs. Meg Bruening and Brenna Ellison

    Published on February 19, 2021
    This week, Aleks and Trey talk with Dr. Brenna Ellison from the University of Illinois and Dr. Meg Bruening from Arizona State about their work toward understanding and eliminating food insecurity on University campuses across the United States.