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  • MSU Feedlot Educational Series: Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail: Enterprise Budgets and Financial Analysis

    Published on April 4, 2021

    In session three of the MSU Feedlot Educational Series, Dr. Melissa McKendree teaches how to use the MSU Feedlot Enterprise Budget Tool and Dr. Corey Clark discusses financial analysis for feedlot operations. First, Dr. McKendree presents the different functions of the MSU Feedlot Enterprise Budget Tool. The MSU Feedlot Enterprise Budget Tool can offer information regarding the price and nutrient composition of your diets. The MSU Feedlot Enterprise Budget Tool has a yardage cost calculator and budget calculator to determine the income received from the cattle being raised. Additionally, the MSU Feedlot Enterprise Budget Tool allows breakeven analysis for purchasing or selling cattle and a sensitivity analysis section to adjust values in the budget spreadsheet. Dr. Corey Clark discusses the different components to conducting financial analysis for a feedlot operation. Dr. Clark also mentions programs, such as Telefarm, that producers can utilize to perform a financial analysis of their feedlot operation.

  • Clover Cents: Paying for a Pet

    Published on March 26, 2021

    Learn about doing research and comparison shopping in regards to paying for a pet in this Clover Cents video for youth audiences.

  • Clover Cents: Fun Funds

    Published on March 10, 2021

    Learn about how to budget money for a fun day with a friend in this Clover Cents video for youth audiences.

  • Clover Cents: Savings Goals

    Published on March 5, 2021

    Learn about short term and long term savings goals in this Clover Cents video for youth audiences.

  • Preparing to Develop a Firm Enviromental Management Systems Plan

    Published on February 19, 2021

    Preparing to develop a Firm Environmental Management Systems plan - M. Charles Gould (MSU Extension)

  • Clover Cents: Money Decisions

    Published on February 17, 2021

    Learn about your money style and what influences our money decisions in this Clover Cents video for youth audiences.

  • Managing crop height

    Published on February 3, 2021

    Professor Emeritus Royal Heins discusses the history of DIF, which is the temperature difference between the day and night, and how it can be used to manage plant height of floriculture crops produced in greenhouses. He also discusses graphical tracking of the height of potted flowering plants to help growers achieve their desired height targets.

  • MSU Feedlot Educational Series: Introduction to Crossbred Dairy Beef Production

    Published on February 1, 2021

    In session 1 of the MSU Feedlot Educational Series, Dr. Jerad Jaborek discusses crossbred dairy beef production. Raising purebred dairy steers for beef production results in some challenges compared with native beef cattle. Additionally, implementing a crossbreeding program on dairy farms where a terminal beef sire is bred to the dairy cows is becoming increasingly popular across the U.S as an option to increase the value of male dairy calves. Research implementing this crossbreeding strategy with Jersey cattle is presented. Along with sire selection considerations and management practices to help make crossbred dairy beef production a success.

  • Water School Water Policy

    Published on November 24, 2020

    Presenters: Terry Gibb, Water Resource Management and Public Policy Extension educator; Harmony Fierke-Gmazel, Government and Community Vitality Extension educator; and Emily Proctor, Tribal Extension educator

  • CWD Research in Michigan

    Published on October 27, 2020

    This webinar series will strive to bring hunters, researchers, and wildlife managers together to build relationships and engage in education, constructive dialog, and increased understanding through key presentations, panel discussions and structured question and answer segments. Participants would gain knowledge in Michigan deer hunting regulations, best practices for land management , disease mitigation, and safe home processing. Webinar #2 features speakers from the Boone and Crockett Quantitative Wildlife Center, Michigan State University Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and the DNR who will share current research studies and how those studies are revolutionizing wildlife management.

  • Deer Management on Michigan’s Tribal Land

    Published on October 27, 2020

    The 3rd webinar in the Hunter to Hunter Connective Conversations series. The presenters for this webinar are Doug Craven and Kevin Willis of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians.

  • Deer Management in Michigan 2020

    Published on October 27, 2020

    Hunter to Hunter: Connective Conversations-- Webinar #1 in a series that will bring hunters, researchers, and wildlife managers together to build relationships and engage in education, constructive dialog, and increased collaboration.

  • Michigan State University Construction Management Program Virtual Tour

    Published on September 15, 2020

    Take a virtual tour through the Construction Management Program space and how it's used by students in the Human Ecology Building and other buildings at Michigan State University.

  • "What's U.P. @ UPREC?" August 13, 2020, Rotational Grazing

    Published on September 14, 2020

    Farm manager Paul Naasz describes the intensive management grazing system for the grass-finished beef herd at MSU's Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, MIchigan.

  • 4-H Online 2.0 Volunteer Enrollment

    Published on September 14, 2020

    In this video you will see how to enroll as a volunteer in 4-H Online 2.0. You'll see how to login to an existing account, start an enrollment, select a volunteer role, select clubs, select projects, and submit your enrollment.

  • 4-H Online 2.0 Creating A New Family Profile

    Published on September 14, 2020

    In this video you will see how to create a new family account in 4-H online 2.0, how to enroll in 4-H, and how to add members to your family

  • 4-H Online 2.0 Existing Family Profiles

    Published on September 14, 2020

    In this video you will see how to login to an existing 4-H Online account in 2.0, how to edit family information, how to view family member, and how to add new 4-h members to your family.

  • The Construction Management Degree: Michigan State University

    Published on September 10, 2020

    Construction Management Program at MSU prepares future leaders for the construction industry. The program has one of the highest placement rates and average starting salaries within the college and the university.

  • The Construction Management Profession: Commercial Construction

    Published on September 9, 2020

    Overview of commercial construction for the construction management profession. Construction Management Program at MSU prepares future leaders for a variety of sectors in the construction industry.

  • The Construction Management Profession: Residential Construction

    Published on September 8, 2020

    Overview of residential construction for the construction management profession. Construction Management Program at MSU prepares future leaders for a variety of sectors in the construction industry.