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  • Should I Still be Applying the Full Rate of Fertilizer?

    Published on October 12, 2021
    In the Weeds Series 8 Episode 1: MSU Extension Field Crops Educators Monica Jean and Paul Gross sits down with Blake Vince, 5th generation farmer and Canadian Nuffeld Scholar, to discuss adjusting practices like weed control and nutrient management after implementing soil health practices.

  • Wild Birds on the Farm

    Published on September 24, 2021
    Season 1, Episode 3 of the MSU Ag and Wildlife Podcast

  • Bovine Tuberculosis in Michigan

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

  • Opportunities for Wildlife Conservation and Improved Profitability on the Farm

    Published on September 17, 2021
    Season 1, Episode 1 of the MSU Ag and Wildlife Podcast

  • Introducing the MSU Ag and Wildlife Podcast

    Published on September 16, 2021
    Season 1, Episode 0 of the MSU Ag and Wildlife Podcast

  • Dr. Quentin Tyler on the Michigan Ag Today Podcast

    Published on July 29, 2021
    Dr. Quentin Tyler, director of Michigan State University Extension, joins the Michigan Ag podcast on July 19, 2021, to discuss his top three goals as he heads the organization.

  • How Chronic Condition Sufferers Can Maintain Their Quality of Life

    Published on May 25, 2021
    Living with chronic conditions can be challenging, but it's possible for those who live with them to have better quality of life through active management of their conditions and their symptoms. MSU Extension educator Kai Gritter explains to Rod Bain of the U.S. Department of Agriculture how people can manage their conditions, advocate for themselves and more.

  • MSU Hop Podcast

    Published on April 8, 2021
    Join MSU Extension for this fun and informative hop podcast series!

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Feed management 101

    Published on April 7, 2021
    Educator Martin Mangual discusses feed management basics with experienced consultant Don Martell.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Management of Bovine Leukemia Virus in dairy herds

    Published on April 7, 2021
    Senior educator Phil Durst and Dr. Kelly Sporer discuss the latest strategies to manage BLV in a herd.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Fresh Research on Milk fever

    Published on April 7, 2021
    Educator Paola Bacigalupo interviews Dr. Angel Abuelo. They talk about milk fever and discuss two new studies that provide interesting information regarding the management of this disease.

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Calf development research and management strategies

    Published on April 7, 2021
    Dr. Barry Bradford interviews Dr. Michael Steele from the University of Guelph. They focus their conversation on some of the latest findings in calf development research and how those lead to management strategies on the farm.

  • 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.

  • No Easy Answers in Bioethics: Supporting Michigan’s Agricultural Community

    Published on March 12, 2021
    MSU Extension farm stress management specialist Eric Karbowski joined the "No Easy Answers in Bioethics" podcast from the MSU Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences to talk about the work being done in Michigan to support the well-being of farmers, agribusiness professionals, and the broader statewide agricultural community.

  • 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.

  • Innovative forage systems

    Published on December 21, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 5 Episode 2: MSU Extension educators Monica Jean and Paul Gross sits down with Erins Burns and Kim Cassida, Weed Scientist and Forage Specialist at MSU, to discuss how changing up your forage rotation can help with management issues like manure application oppertunities.

  • Don't treat manure like $h*t

    Published on December 10, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 6 Episode 1: MSU Extension educators Monica Jean and Paul Gross sits down with Glen Arnold, Manure Nutrient Management Systems Field Specialist with OSU, to discuss how to better utilize manure through improved application techniques.

  • Saving soil: a farmer's perspective on cover crops

    Published on November 26, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 5 Episode 5: MSU Extension educators Monica Jean and Sarah Fronczak sits down with Dan Ritter, Farmer in the thumb of Michigan, to discuss how cover crops work to save him money

  • Flushing phosphorus down the drain: tile lines and disoloved phosphorus

    Published on November 12, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 5 Episode 4: MSU Extension educators Monica Jean and Sarah Fronczak sits down with Merrin McCrae, Researcher at the Univeristy of Waterloo, to discuss phosphorus transport and how that interacts with tile lines, cover crops and more!