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.
Breakfast on the Farm will be held at five Michigan dairy farms in July and August. These events provide a great opportunity to learn about modern food production practices.
July 11 – Stakenas Farms, Free Soil, MI
July 25 – Roto-Z Dairy Farm, Snover, MI
August 8 – Hood Farms Family Dairy, Paw Paw, MI
August 15 – Wheeler Dairy, Breckenbridge, MI
August 29 – Pleasant View Dairy, Jonesville, MI
Check out the Breakfast on the Farm website for more information.
The MSU Extension Dairy Team 2013-2014 Annual Report highlights our team’s activities during July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.
MSUE Dairy News
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Posted on May 26, 2015 8:44am by Jerry Lindquist
Use Enviro-weather to determine when to take first cutting of alfalfa.
Posted on May 22, 2015 1:39pm by Beth Bishop
Lease negotiation is one tool to reduce the likelihood of not paying the landowner when an oil and gas well may be present.
Posted on May 21, 2015 11:12am by Curtis Talley Jr.
2015 farm machine work rates for Michigan summary is now available.
Posted on May 21, 2015 10:59am by Dennis Stein
Scouting for summer problems such as insect pests can potentially save time and boost profits.
Posted on May 19, 2015 10:15am by Phil Kaatz
Growing degree day differences abound across Michigan in 2015 from north to south.
Posted on May 19, 2015 9:47am by Phil Kaatz
Motorists and farmers can use these practical recommendations to avoid traffic collisions involving farm equipment.
Posted on May 13, 2015 12:05pm by Mike Staton
Learn about milk marketing, co-operatives and a different side of dairy through the 4-H/MMPA Milk Marketing Tour held June 17-18.
Posted on May 11, 2015 8:42am by Melissa Elischer
Maintaining a steady flow of applicants is helpful when a position suddenly needs to be filled.
Posted on May 8, 2015 4:20pm by Faith Cullens
USDA-NRCS and MSU Extension demonstrate the functionality of tall, warm-season grasses as vegetative buffers when planted next to livestock facilities.
Posted on May 5, 2015 8:58am by Gerald May