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  • Bovine Tuberculosis in Michigan

    Published on September 23, 2021
    Season 1, Episode 2 of the MSU Ag and Wildlife Podcast

  • Back to School with Dairy

    Published on September 1, 2021
    Neighborhood Nutrition is back for season 2 with new hosts, Jax and Cody, and all new topics. Brianna Henton, MS, RD of United Dairy Industries of Michigan and Caitlin Lorence, Community Nutrition Instructor for MSU Extension are in the neighborhood today to discuss dairy’s part in youth development and physical activity in schools. Listen in to find out food safe lunch packing ideas and more.

  • Conservation for the Bottom Line

    Published on June 21, 2021
    In this episode, Sarah Fronczak, MSU Extension Environmental Educator sits down with Marc Hasenick to talk about Cover Crops and Prairie Strips.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Navigating novel government programs for Ag producers

    Published on April 7, 2021
    Educator Stan Moore interviews Dr. Adam Kantrovich regarding the multiple government programs to aid agricultural producers to weather the impact of the novel COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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.

  • Use of UAVs on the Farm: Dust Collector or Management Tool

    Published on February 3, 2021
    In the Weeds Series 6 Episode 5: MSU Extension Field Crops Educators Monica Jean and Eric Anderson sits down with Bob Goodwin, MSU RS & GIS Senior Geospatial Analyst, to discuss if UAVs are worth the investment for farmers.

  • The Art of Scouting

    Published on January 19, 2021
    In the Weeds Series 6 Episode 3: MSU Extension Field Crops Educators Monica Jean and Paul Gross, sits down with Chris DiFonzo, MSU Field Crops Entomologist, to explore what scouting is and how important it can be for a farming operation.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Environmental considerations for winter

    Published on November 20, 2020
    Environmental educators Sarah Fronczak and Erica Rogers discuss what considerations farms need to be aware of as they enter the winter. They cover winter spreading, equipment, silage leach, among other important topics for this time of the year.

  • What does this cover crop do for my farm?

    Published on May 6, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 4 Episode 4: Monica Jean, MSU Extension Field Crops Educator, sit down with Dustin Mulock, Farmer from Ontario, CA, to discuss biofences, companion cropping and nutrient management with cover crops.

  • Soybeans, is Corn Still King?

    Published on December 26, 2019
    Series 1 Episode 4: MSU Extension Field Crops Educator, Monica Jean, sits down with Mark Seamon, Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee, and Mike Station, Field Crops MSU Extension Educator, to discuss the future of soybeans for Michigan Farmers.

  • Is Farming Stressing you out?!?

    Published on November 26, 2019
    Series 1 Episode 2: MSU Extension Field Crops Educator, Monica Jean sits down with Abe Pasch, Dairy Farmer and Isabella County Farm Bureau President and Paul Gross, MSUE Educator, to discuss the stresses of farming.

  • Marketing Through Mayhem

    Published on November 26, 2019
    Series 1 Episode 1: MSU Extension Field Crops Educator, Monica Jean, sits down with Angie Setzer, Vice President of Grain for Citizens LLC (Charlotte, MI) to pull back the curtains on marketing grain.

  • Cover Crops Options for Prevented Planting

    Published on June 5, 2019
    Podcast recording on cover crop options for prevented planting.

  • Bringing Milk to a Glass Near You

    Published on March 4, 2019
    Kerry Nobis, a fourth generation dairy farmer, opens up about his farm in a raw, moving interview with MSU Extension director Jeff Dwyer. Discover the research, relationships and people making a difference on his farm.