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  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for June 3, 2021

    Published on June 3, 2021

    MSU agricultural meteorologist Jeff Andersen presents weather forecasts focusing on farmer's interests to the MSU Extension Field Crop Virtual Breakfast.

  • Michigan State University Extension 4-H Virtual Showcase Quotes

    Published on June 3, 2021

    Memorable quotes from the virtual showcase.

  • Better Irrigation Management Through Monitoring & Scheduling

    Published on June 3, 2021

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast on June 3, 2021, focuses on better irrigation management through monitoring and scheduling, presented by Younsuk Dong, MSU irrigation specialist.

  • Management Considerations for Crossbred Dairy Cattle: Beef Genetics and Sire Selection

    Published on June 3, 2021

    In the second session of the Management Considerations for Crossbred Dairy Cattle program hosted by Michigan State University and Ohio State University, Chip Kemp (American Simmental Association and International Genetics Solutions) discusses some hurdles, facts and what-ifs regarding beef on dairy production. As Chip begins, he shares the past history leading up to the current situation we have with beef on dairy cattle production from a sire selection standpoint. Chip highlights traits that producers need to be selecting for when choosing a beef sire to successfully create a profitable crossbred dairy beef calf. Chip briefly discusses a few different marketing avenues, as well as other resources, such as the IGS feeder profit calculator.

  • JBS Holstein Contract Comparison Tool Webinar

    Published on June 3, 2021

    Dr. Jerad Jaborek introduces the JBS Holstein Contract Comparison Tool and highlights the differences between the old and new contracts available for Holstein cattle feeders to market their finished Holstein steers with JBS. Jerad also discusses some of the implications of the basis and dressing percentage changes on cattle value, as well as the implications of the seasonality of the choice/select spread price.

  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for June 2, 2021

    Published on June 2, 2021

    MSU agricultural meteorologist Jeff Andresen presents weather forecasts focusing on farmer’s interests to the MSU Extension vegetable team.

  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for June 1, 2021

    Published on June 1, 2021

    MSU agricultural meteorologist Jeff Andresen presents weather forecasts focusing on farmer’s interests to the MSU Extension fruit team.

  • Management Considerations for Crossbred Dairy Cattle: Marketing Dairy Beef

    Published on May 30, 2021

    In the first session of the Management Considerations for Crossbred Dairy Cattle program hosted by Michigan State University and Ohio State University, Larry Rose (JBS Head of Cattle Procurement) and JT Loewe (JBS Cattle Procurement) have a conversation with the audience discussing marketing aspects of dairy beef. Both Larry and JT share their observations and experiences with crossbred dairy beef cattle at JBS and their future thoughts on the role for crossbred dairy cattle in the beef industry. Additionally, the new contract which Holstein and Holstein crossbred steers can be marketed on with JBS was discussed relative to the old Holstein contract.

  • Virtual Shiver on the River 2021

    Published on May 28, 2021

    Michigan Sea Grant educator Mary Bohling guides us through stops along Belle Isle to learn more about what the island has to offer.

  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for May 27, 2021

    Published on May 27, 2021

    MSU agricultural meteorologist Jeff Andersen presents weather forecasts focusing on farmer's interests to the MSU Extension Field Crop Virtual Breakfast.

  • Dry Bean Considerations

    Published on May 27, 2021

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast on May 27, 2021, focuses on dry bean considerations, presented by Scott Bales, MSU dry bean specialist.

  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for May 26, 2021

    Published on May 26, 2021

    MSU agricultural meteorologist Jeff Andresen presents weather forecasts focusing on farmer’s interests to the MSU Extension vegetable team.

  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for May 25, 2021

    Published on May 25, 2021

    MSU agricultural meteorologist Jeff Andresen presents weather forecasts focusing on farmer’s interests to the MSU Extension fruit team.

  • 2021 Innovator of the Year Award: Muhammad Rabnawaz

    Published on May 24, 2021

    The credit for our innovations primarily goes to my research team who put the ideas to work and the collegiality and supportive leadership at the School of Packaging and College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

  • Overview of 4-H Ocean Explorers

    Published on May 21, 2021

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  • Clover Cents: Build a Bank

    Published on May 20, 2021

    Learn about how to make a 4-part bank, and the 4 uses of money, in this Clover Cents video for youth audiences.

  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for May 20, 2021

    Published on May 20, 2021

    MSU agricultural meteorologist Jeff Andersen presents weather forecasts focusing on farmer's interests to the MSU Extension Field Crop Virtual Breakfast.

  • Head Scab Management

    Published on May 20, 2021

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast on May 20, 2021, focuses on head scab management, presented by Marty Chilvers, MSU field crops pathologist.

  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for May 19, 2021

    Published on May 19, 2021

    MSU agricultural meteorologist Jeff Andresen presents weather forecasts focusing on farmer’s interests to the MSU Extension vegetable team.

  • CANR student Ashley Prince talks with the Class of 2021 about resilience, empowerment and growth.

    Published on May 18, 2021

    CANR student Ashley Prince talks with the Class of 2021 about resilience, empowerment and growth.