Michigan State University’s Dairy Team focuses on dairy production by bringing together educators and researchers who have a commitment to enhance the competitive advantage of Michigan dairy producers and Michigan’s dairy industry. Through specialized dairy programs, ranging from online resources and educational seminars to dairy educators located throughout the state, the MSU Dairy Team provides Michigan’s dairy industry with easy-to-access information on a consistent basis.
MSUE Dairy News
Breakfast on the Farm served up more than just a delicious breakfast on September 6, 2014. Visitors enjoyed breakfast before touring a farm filled with volunteers ready to share their knowledge and answer questions.
Posted on September 9, 2014 11:00am by Julie Thelen
Cottage to Commercial training will help you understand how to turn your food business idea into a commercial reality.
Posted on September 5, 2014 2:54pm by Joanne Davidhizar
Current grain and dairy commodity markets updates are now available online.
Posted on September 3, 2014 5:20pm by Dennis Stein
Manure application equipment setup to sidedress standing crops allowed these farmers to plant crops then spread manure.
Posted on September 2, 2014 12:16pm by Jerry May
The 2014 Breakfast on the Farm programs will soon be completed, and it is time for interested farm families to apply to host a 2015 event.
Posted on August 29, 2014 10:14am by Nancy Thelen
Low cost land and a laidback lifestyle may seem appealing, but the basics of successful farming in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula are the same as everywhere else: careful planning, efficient use of resources, adaptability, commitment and good luck.
Posted on August 28, 2014 1:20pm by Jim Isleib
This series of articles will introduce animal judging – what it is, the life skills it helps youth to develop, where it can take youth and why everyone should try it!
Posted on August 27, 2014 4:12pm by Melissa Elischer
Southwest Michigan Hispanic Grower Cooperation improving profitability through farmer educational knowledge
Posted on August 27, 2014 10:30am by Mark Thomas
In an effort to connect consumers to Michigan farmers, Michigan State University Extension teamed up with Neiman’s Family Market to provide shoppers with a glimpse of a few farmers behind the food.
Posted on August 27, 2014 9:56am by Mary Dunckel
The capability to store manure reduces, or eliminates, the need to spread manure on a daily basis. Manure storage facilities allow small farms to store the manure until it can be removed and utilized at a later time.
Posted on August 25, 2014 9:26am by Shelby Bollwahn
MSUE Dairy Events
Date: Sep 15, 2014
Location: Fremont Area District Library, 104 E. Main Street, Fremont, MI 49412
Date: Sep 17, 2014
Location: Clinton County RESA, 1013 US Highway 27, St. Johns, MI 48879
Date: Sep 19, 2014
Location: Menominee County MSU Extension Office, S. 904 Highway 41, Stephenson, MI 49887