Food & Health

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  • 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: Grate & Freeze Cheese

    Published on February 5, 2020

    Learn tips for grating and freezing your own cheese, plus more tips like how to prevent the cheese from sticking together!

  • 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.

  • How to: Chop Celery

    Published on January 22, 2020

    Learn how to safely and easily cut celery into uniform pieces!

  • How to: Hard Boil Eggs

    Published on January 20, 2020

    Learn how to hard boil eggs in 10 minutes! Then you'll learn some easy recipes using hard boiled eggs!

  • How-to Get Moving

    Published on January 8, 2020

    Looking for some easy ways to get moving, watch Community Nutrition Instructor, Sandra Westover, discuss simple ways to add movement to your daily life.

  • 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: Hemp: Varieties, production, strategies and growing requirements

    Published on October 16, 2019

    This webinar will cover the various forms of hemp in production, indoor vs. field production strategies, propagation, media and soils, and environmental and day length requirements, including growth stages for indoor production.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Dos and Don'ts: Staying Healthy Around Animals

    Published on September 26, 2019

    Just like people, animals also have the ability to spread bacteria, viruses and parasites to other animals and people. When being around animals, you can stay healthy if you remember these few, simple steps.

  • Proper Handwashing

    Published on September 26, 2019

    Handwashing is one of the most important things you can do to prevent the spread of germs. To wash your hands properly, follow these five simple steps.

  • Why Calibrate a Yield Monitor?

    Published on September 5, 2019

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly topic for Spet. 5, 2019, focused calibrating yield monitors, presented by Dennis Pennington, MSU wheat systems specialist.

  • Harvesting Weed Seeds

    Published on August 29, 2019

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly topic for August 29, 2019, focused on harvesting weed seeds, presented by Erin Hill, MSU weeds diagnostician.