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Published on January 30, 2014
Do you wonder what local farmers do to ensure the wellbeing of their livestock when it is cold outside?
Published on February 17, 2011
Some air emissions have local human health and nuisance impacts while other emissions pose problems at a regional scale
Published on September 23, 2015
New resources answering common care and well-being questions about 4-H project animals at local fairs are now available for purchase through MSU Extension Bookstore.
Published on July 28, 2011
Act now if you plan to use cover crops this fall to capture and recycle manure nutrients.
Published on March 2, 2012
Livestock in close proximity to produce-growing areas can pose a problem for growers seeking food safety certification. With proper mitigation strategies, the two can coexist. Without these strategies, passing an audit may be difficult.
Published on January 4, 2013
Emerging food safety issues pose opportunity for farmers. What is going on in the food industry that will affect farmers?
Published on June 28, 2012
Use MSU’s Enviro-weather tools to quickly compare seasonal heat (degree-day) and moisture (precipitation) accumulations with previous and “normal” years.
Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources event to focus on soil health
Published on January 12, 2016
Michigan State University will host its first Agriculture Innovation Day: Focus on Soils on Aug. 24, 2016, at the Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center in Frankenmuth, Michigan.
Published on June 12, 2012
The Morrill Act made possible the creation of the land-grant schools and was signed by President Abraham Lincoln July 2, 1862.
Published on February 22, 2017
Training programs tie how to fly Unmanned Aerial Systems, or drones, together with data collection and geographic data analysis.
Published on February 27, 2011
Thoroughly cooking hamburger to 160°F can prevent foodborne illness.
Published on March 1, 2016
Farms should think about different strategies to fill their labor needs in 2016 and beyond. Consider any and all of these options and strategies to obtain needed workers in the future.