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  • Garlic Smash

    Published on October 22, 2021

    The easiest way to remove the skin from garlic it to SMASH it!

  • Asparagus Guacamole

    Published on August 25, 2021

    Try this fresh idea for using asparagus!

  • RELAX: Alternatives to Anger Success Story

    Published on June 14, 2021

    Michigan attorney Heather Main talks about how MSU Extension's RELAX: Alternatives to Anger program helps her deal with stress. For more information, visit canr.msu.edu/relax.

  • Transitioning from Conventional to Organic Production

    Published on June 10, 2021

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast on June 10, 2021, focuses on better transitioning from conventional to organic production, presented by Vicki Morrone, MSU organic farming specialist.

  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for June 10, 2021

    Published on June 10, 2021

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

  • Agricultural Weather Forecast for June 9, 2021

    Published on June 9, 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 8, 2021

    Published on June 8, 2021

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

  • Trail MIx

    Published on June 4, 2021

    Trail mix makes a great after school, hiking, or camping snack. It's easy to customize with your favorite nutritious ingredients!

  • Eat Healthy Be Active in American Sign Language Promotion

    Published on June 4, 2021

    Eat Healthy Be Active is a course offered by Michigan State University Extension for limited resource audiences. Sandria Graham teaches the course in American Sign Language. Watch for more information and to see participant testimonials.

  • Participant Success! Eat Healthy Be Active Online Course in ASL - Nancy

    Published on June 4, 2021

    Eat Healthy Be Active participant, Nancy, describes her experience with the online American Sign Language course.

  • Participant Success! Eat Healthy Be Active Online Course in ASL- Vicky

    Published on June 4, 2021

    Eat Healthy Be Active participant, Vicky, describes her experience with the online American Sign Language course.

  • Participant Success! Eat Healthy Be Active Online Course in ASL - Nicole

    Published on June 4, 2021

    Eat Healthy Be Active participant, Nicole, describes her experience with the online American Sign Language course.

  • Michigan State University Extension 4-H Virtual Showcase Quotes

    Published on June 3, 2021

    Memorable quotes from the virtual showcase.

  • 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.

  • Management Considerations for Crossbred Dairy Cattle: On-farm Considerations

    Published on June 3, 2021

    In the third session of the Management Considerations for Crossbred Dairy Cattle program hosted by Michigan State University and Ohio State University, Jerad Jaborek (Michigan State University) and Garth Ruff (Ohio State University) share some on-farm considerations for beef on dairy cattle. Jerad begins by reviewing a on-farm survey about current beef on dairy practices on dairy farms in the Midwestern U.S. Jerad also explains how to interpret beef cattle expected progeny differences (EPD) when selecting a beef sire. Jerad discusses the importance of proper nutrition, including colostrum, calf starter, and the transition to a feedlot ration. Garth discusses some of the marketing options with beef on dairy calves and techniques or management practices that can be implemented to capture additional value.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.