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
Foundations are important. Feet are the foundation of cattle and this may be a year when producers see increased incidence footrot in the herd.
Posted on July 21, 2014 12:38pm by Kevin Gould
The Great Dairy Adventure on July 23, 2014 is a fantastic opportunity to learn how milk goes from moo to you!
Posted on July 16, 2014 11:01am by Melissa Elischer
Michigan State University Extension partnered with area dairy producers and Neiman’s Family Market to celebrate June Dairy Month in northeast Michigan.
Posted on July 10, 2014 5:24pm by Mary Dunckel
The tour will help Michigan farmers understand the economic benefits of a hybrid bioenergy production system and energy conservation practices.
Posted on July 10, 2014 2:57pm by Charles Gould
Lameness problems can become so common that they don’t appear to be issues to the farmer.
Posted on July 10, 2014 2:13pm by Stan Moore
Lameness affects animal welfare, health, production and reproduction. Knowing the potential causes and how to prevent those will yield multiple benefits to dairy producers.
Posted on July 10, 2014 2:08pm by Stan Moore
In the case of a manure spill, livestock producers should have a spill kit prepared.
Posted on July 7, 2014 11:33am by Shelby Bollwahn
The ditches and streams on your farmland will fall under new standards if regulations become the law of the land.
Posted on July 3, 2014 2:51pm by Dennis Stein
The 2014 Breakfast on the Farm programs will soon be getting underway, but it is also time for interested farm families to apply to host a 2015 event.
Posted on June 30, 2014 12:45pm by Nancy Thelen
With wheat harvest only a few weeks away, straw buyers are actively searching for fields to purchase. Sellers of wheat straw often consider straw value as plow down in selling price of straw.
Posted on June 26, 2014 6:46pm by Dennis Stein
MSUE Dairy Events
Date: Jul 29, 2014
Location: Brock Farms, W5186 Co Rd 360, Daggett, MI 49821
Date: Jul 31, 2014
Location: Centala Dairy Farm, 8618 Hubbard Lake Rd., Alpena, MI 49707
Date: Aug 12, 2014
Location: KBS Pasture Dairy Center, 10461 N. 40th St. in Hickory Corners. (Entrance is on N. 39 St.)