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  • 2021 Value-added Agriculture Award - Gaskill Family Farm

    Published on May 14, 2021

    2021 Value-added Agriculture Award - Gaskill Family Farm

  • "Women in Agriculture: Taking a Seat at the Table with Confidence" Online Forum

    Published on May 8, 2021

    Today marks the end of Women's History Month, and this year the Farm Business Management team at MSU Extension, in partnership with GreenStone Farm Credit Services, are offering this virtual panel discussion to reflect on women’s contributions and roles in agriculture today and into the future.

  • Conversations in the Community with Shakara Tyler and Erin Preston-Johnson Bevel

    Published on March 25, 2021

    Hosted by Naim Edwards, MSU Extension. We speak with Shakara Tyler and Erin Preston-Johnson Bevel who are working with the Detroit Black Farmer Land Fund to increase access to land for urban growing in the city of Detroit.

  • 2021 Farm Lane Society Induction

    Published on March 5, 2021

    The 2021 Farm Lane Society gathering and induction of new members.

  • Reducing Land Application Incidents

    Published on February 19, 2021

    Reducing land application incidents – Leslie Johnson (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

  • 2021 Farm Bill Program & Crop Insurance Decision Webinar

    Published on February 3, 2021

    Recording of the 2021 Farm Bill Program & Crop Insurance Decisions Webinar

  • Continuing our commitment

    Published on January 29, 2021

    While our students and faculty could learn and teach from home, our farm managers and workers did not have this option. Our priority was the health and well-being of our people and our commitment to the growers and producers of Michigan, who rely on our work as research and development.

  • Coronavirus Relief Programs for Nontraditional Commodities

    Published on January 28, 2021

    Corey Clark and Mike Metzger present a summary of coronavirus relief programs that have been offered from the federal and state governments. Topics include applying for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2.0 (CFAP 2) and tax implications of participating in the relief programs.

  • FN5 Daily: Corn performance trials complete despite COVID challenges

    Published on November 25, 2020

    Michigan State University is releasing its 2020 Corn and Soybean Performance Trials. Conducted annually, trials are designed to offer farmers, extension personnel and seed companies with an unbiased look at the performance of hybrids submitted to MSU by private seed companies.

  • Antique Tractors

    Published on November 24, 2020

    The St. Joe Valley Old Engine Association has volunteered antique tractors and drivers to pull 3rd grade classes on an old-fashioned hay wagon ride as part of the Ag-Citing Experience at the St. Joseph County (Michigan) Grange Fair each year. Since the fair was cancelled in 2020, we wanted to give everyone a chance to see these antique tractors and other farm equipment in action.

  • Dairy Farm Visit

    Published on November 24, 2020

    Most Americans have never visited a farm before, so they are disconnected from the people and processes involved in raising crops and animals to provide the food we eat every day. This video takes you on a tour of a working dairy farm to see how cows are raised and milk is produced.

  • The Future of Farm Policy, featuring John Kran from Michigan Farm Bureau

    Published on November 15, 2020

    This week, Aleks and Trey talk to John Kran from Michigan Farm Bureau about how the 2020 election is likely to change the direction of food and farm policy in the United States.

  • MSU Bug House Virtual Tour - Part 2, Live Room

    Published on November 5, 2020

    The second part of the virtual tour of the bug house.

  • MSU Bug House Virtual Tour - Part 1, Specimen Displays

    Published on November 5, 2020

    Come on a virtual tour of the bug house!

  • Tour the MSU IAT Mobile Food Processing Lab

    Published on October 23, 2020

    A mobile food processing lab is part of the Institute of Agricultural Technology certificate program offering hands-on experiences to students at community college locations. Check out what's in the mobile lab!

  • Grazing Virtual Field Day - Nick Machinski

    Published on October 19, 2020

    Nick Machinski explains the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) and how your farm gets verified.

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?" July 28, 2020, Inter-seeding cover crop in corn FOLLOW-UP

    Published on October 2, 2020

    James Dedecker, director of MSU's Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center describes progress in the 'cover crops inter-seeded into corn' project on the Havelka dairy farm in Stephenson, MI. This project is part of the ongoing work in the U.P. funded by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service "Conservation Innovation Grant" program.

  • STEM Building Tour - Part 1

    Published on September 21, 2020

    As part of the Michigan Mass Timber Summit, MSU faculty and other industry professionals give a tour of the new STEM Teaching and Learning Facility. (Part 1 of 3)

  • STEM Building Tour - Part 2

    Published on September 20, 2020

    As part of the Michigan Mass Timber Summit, MSU faculty and other industry professionals give a tour of the new STEM Teaching and Learning Facility. (Part 2 of 3)

  • STEM Building Tour - Part 3

    Published on September 19, 2020

    As part of the Michigan Mass Timber Summit, MSU faculty and other industry professionals give a tour of the new STEM Teaching and Learning Facility. (Part 3 of 3)