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  • Dairy

    MSU Extension provides easy-to-access information and specialized dairy programs, ranging from online resources to educational seminars, to producers and advisors throughout the state.


  • 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: Opportunities for dairy promotion

    Published on April 6, 2021
    Educator Marianne Buza talks with Ashley Kennedy, a farmer, blogger, and dairy spokes-person about her experience and strategies to promote the dairy industry with consumers.

  • 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.

  • Mar 1

    2022 Michigan Dairy Health Symposium

    March 1, 2022 – March 14, 2022 Molecular Plant Sciences Auditorium (Rm 1200) Michigan State University 1066 Bogue St East Lansing, MI 48824

    This symposium will focus on dairy calf health management.

  • Apr 9

    Advanced Grazing School - 2020

    April 9, 2020 – April 10, 2020 Bay Mills Community College -Waishkey Bay Farm 10135 W Mills Road, Brimley, MI 49715

    This advanced grazing workshop is for those people who have multiple years of grazing experience, use some system of “rotational grazing."

  • Winter 2021 Spartan Dairy Newsletter

    Published on March 1, 2021
    Stay in touch with the latest dairy news and research at MSU

  • Infrastructure investment for a new state-of-the-art dairy research and teaching facility

    Published on June 14, 2021
    MSU is a leader in dairy cattle research, education and outreach, including the areas of nutrition, health, genetics and reproduction. MSU seeks to enhance its infrastructural capacity to continue to support the future needs of the industry.

  • Introduction to Precision Livestock Farming

    Published on October 7, 2020

    MSU assistant professors Janice Siegford and Madonna Benjamin team up to introduce some of the topics ahead for MSU's Livestock Technology Virtual Field Day.

  • Examining the opportunities of Precision Livestock Farming in Cattle Operations

    Published on October 7, 2020

    University of Wisconsin assistant professor Joao Dorea talks about using computer vision systems to improve animal management.

  • Manure Virtual Field Day featuring Annie Link

    Published on August 17, 2020

    Annie Link, from Swiss Lane Dairy Farms, discusses being a fourth generation farmer.

  • Dairy Farm Visit

    Published on November 24, 2020

    Most Americans have never visited a farm before, so they are disconnected from the people and processes involved in raising crops and animals to provide the food we eat every day. This video takes you on a tour of a working dairy farm to see how cows are raised and milk is produced.

  • Emerging Approaches in Swine Precision Livestock Farming

    Published on October 7, 2020

    University of Nebraska professor Tami Brown-Brandl and MSU assistant professor Madonna Benjamin discuss precision livestock applications in swine production.

  • MSU Feedlot Educational Series: Tips for Raising Dairy Beef Calves

    Published on February 1, 2021

    In session two of the MSU Feedlot Educational Series, Marianne Buza offers some tips for raising dairy beef calves. First, Marianne discusses the importance of colostrum consumption by the calf, colostrum use on Michigan diary farms, and how you can measure to check if the calf has received adequate colostrum. Sanitation practices were discussed to help ensure the prevention of disease between calves. Additionally, when to consider euthanasia was discussed, as well as using necropsy as an investigative means to combat future morbidity and mortality outbreaks.

  • MSU Feedlot Educational Series: Introduction to Crossbred Dairy Beef Production

    Published on February 1, 2021

    In session 1 of the MSU Feedlot Educational Series, Dr. Jerad Jaborek discusses crossbred dairy beef production. Raising purebred dairy steers for beef production results in some challenges compared with native beef cattle. Additionally, implementing a crossbreeding program on dairy farms where a terminal beef sire is bred to the dairy cows is becoming increasingly popular across the U.S as an option to increase the value of male dairy calves. Research implementing this crossbreeding strategy with Jersey cattle is presented. Along with sire selection considerations and management practices to help make crossbred dairy beef production a success.

  • Ciasha Hickerson reflects on Clarence Banks’ legacy

    Published on March 13, 2020

    Clarence Banks majored in dairy science and received his bachelor’s of science degree in 1926 from Michigan State College of Agriculture and Applied Science. Ciasha Hickerson follows in his footsteps majoring in animal science.

  • Fencing and Watering Systems for Livestock Webinar

    Published on March 15, 2017

    Getting started with fencing and watering systems for livestock.

  • Exploring the Future of Precision Livestock Farming

    Published on October 7, 2020

    MSU associate professor Juan Steibel talks about the added value of data sets in precision livestock farming.

  • Practical Applications of Precision Livestock Farming in Poultry

    Published on October 7, 2020

    Catholic University of Leeuwen (Belgium) assistant professor Tomas Norton discusses applications for precision livestock in poultry production.

  • Management Considerations for Crossbred Dairy Cattle: On-farm Considerations

    Published on June 3, 2021

    In the third session of the Management Considerations for Crossbred Dairy Cattle program hosted by Michigan State University and Ohio State University, Jerad Jaborek (Michigan State University) and Garth Ruff (Ohio State University) share some on-farm considerations for beef on dairy cattle. Jerad begins by reviewing a on-farm survey about current beef on dairy practices on dairy farms in the Midwestern U.S. Jerad also explains how to interpret beef cattle expected progeny differences (EPD) when selecting a beef sire. Jerad discusses the importance of proper nutrition, including colostrum, calf starter, and the transition to a feedlot ration. Garth discusses some of the marketing options with beef on dairy calves and techniques or management practices that can be implemented to capture additional value.

  • Angel Abuelo

    Assistant Professor of Cattle Health and Well-being & Dairy Extension Veterinarian
    abuelo@msu.edu