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2008 Dairy Survey

virtual dairy cattle encyclopedia of reproduction

CornPicker for Silage Hybrids

spartan nutrient cycle card

What’s Happening?

July – October
2011 Breakfast on the Farm Events

Dates and Places

July 9, 2011
Ogemaw County
Circle K Farms
4443 S. M-30
West Branch, MI 48661

July 16, 2011
Isabella County
Pasch Dairy, Inc.
3837 N. Nottawa Rd.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

August 13, 2011
Ottawa County
Daybreak Dairy, LCC
4861 Adams St.
Zeeland, MI 49464

August 20, 2011
Huron County
S & M Dairy
9175 Toppin Rd.
Harbor Beach, MI 48841

September 17, 2011
Chippewa County
Taylor Creek Farm, LCC
7065 E. Taylor Rd.
Pickford, MI 49774

September 24, 2011
Missaukee County
Benthem Brothers Dairy
7927 W. Stoney Corners Rd.
McBain, MI 49657

For more information contact:
Mary Dunckel,
Extension Agriculture Literacy Educator
Phone: (989) 354-9870
Email:  dunckelm@anr.msu.edu.

Nancy Thelen,
Extension Agriculture Literacy Educator
Phone: (734) 997-1678
Email:  thelenn@anr.msu.edu

Breakfast on the Farm Website


Curent MDR articles

Automated Heat Detection
A description of alternatives to hormone injections to manage reproduction in dairy cows.

$5 Million Grant for Research
A USDA grant to increase milk prodcution efficiency.

Local Disasters
Less familiar but more frequent farm-scale catastrophes.

2010-11 Nutrition Talks
A variety of current nutritional topics.

Thumb Water Pt3
Concluding the 3-part series on the importance of quality water for dairy cattle.

Economics of Manure Transport
Improving the effectiveness of over-the-road hauling.

What is Reactive N?
Understanding the basics of reactive nitrogen.

Birth to Weaning Management & Calf Health
Importance of feeding dairy steers from birth.

Innovative Calf Warming Boxes
A device to eliminate JD and other diseases.

Good Time to Buy Ag Land?
Some food for thought for buyers and sellers of ag land.

Michigan Milk Volatility
Update of Michigan's Milk Market

What's Happening
Events for the quarter.