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  • Swine Farm Business Analysis Workbook

    Published on February 6, 2020
    From the accrual income statement and other documents, various profit and financial ratios indicating strengths and weaknesses of the farm business can be calculated. This financial analysis should be performed every year to monitor the business.

  • Dairy Farm Business Analysis Workbook

    Published on February 6, 2020
    From the accrual income statement and other documents, various profit and financial ratios indicating strengths and weaknesses of the farm business can be calculated. This financial analysis should be performed every year to monitor the business.

  • Vegetable Farm Business Analysis Workbook

    Published on February 6, 2020
    From the accrual income statement and other documents, various profit and financial ratios indicating strengths and weaknesses of the farm business can be calculated. This financial analysis should be performed every year to monitor the business.

  • Field Crops Farm Business Analysis Workbook

    Published on February 6, 2020
    From the accrual income statement and other documents, various profit and financial ratios indicating strengths and weaknesses of the farm business can be calculated. This financial analysis should be performed every year to monitor the business.

  • How to start a successful cottage food business in Michigan

    Published on January 29, 2020
    Allows individuals to prepare and store certain foods in an unlicensed home kitchen.

  • New farm start-up

    Published on January 15, 2020
    MSU Extension provides an opportunity for people to gain knowledge and understand the process of a new farm.

  • Processed Industrial Hemp and CBD Products: A Guide on Legality in Michigan

    Published on January 13, 2020
    Based on this document and correspondence with staff from MDARD and the Michigan Liquor Control Commission’s (MLCC) Enforcement Division, the following is a quick guide for Michigan processors.

  • Bulletin E-3408: From Bursting with Ideas to Developing a Plan

    Published on December 11, 2019
    A bulletin by MSU Extension's Beginning Farmer DEMaND Series with suggestions to help beginning farmers organize their ideas and turn them into a plan of action.

  • Treatment Management SOP

    Published on November 22, 2019
    A veterinary-client-patient relationship must be established demonstrating the producer and veterinarian work together to ensure the health and well-being of the pigs on the operation.

  • Euthanasia Action Plan SOP

    Published on November 22, 2019
    This sheet is used write down an action plan for proper and human euthanasia for the swine facility.

  • Video explaining the U2U Corn Maturity Estimator Tool

    Published on October 11, 2019
    This video explains how to use the U2U tool for corn maturity.

  • Corn Reproductive Stages

    Published on October 11, 2019
    Corn growth stage descriptions silking (R1) through physiological maturity (R6).

  • Tool for pricing silage, earlage or snaplage from immature corn

    Published on September 27, 2019
    Spreadsheet to calculate whether harvesting corn as silage, earlage, or snaplage may result in greater crop revenue than harvesting as high-moisture or dry-shelled corn.

  • Guidelines for pricing silage, earlage or snaplage from immature corn

    Published on September 27, 2019
    This fact sheet summarizes typical corn nutrient values with varying harvest, storage, or processing methods.

  • Marketing and Pricing Standing Hay

    Published on August 5, 2019
    MSU Extension offers an education opportunity to learn about the pricing and marketing process of standing hay.

  • Marketing and Pricing Standing Corn Silage

    Published on August 5, 2019
    MSU Extension offers an educational opportunity to learn how to process and understand pricing and risks that may come with the marketing strategy you choose.

  • Delayed Planting Resources

    Published on June 24, 2019
    Wet weather and flooding resulted in severely delayed planting and a need to adjust farm management practices. MSU Extension's statewide network of agricultural educators work with farmers and provide informative articles to assist in decision making.

  • Farmers Want to Know: When will the rain let up?

    Published on June 21, 2019
    Agricultural meteorologist sat down in late June 2019 to provide a projection of where things were headed for the weeks and months ahead. He reports it will get warmer and dryer eventually, but it might take a while.

  • How to Talk with Farmers Under Stress

    Published on June 19, 2019
    Warning signs of stress and ways you can help a farmer you know who is going through a difficult time and showing signs of stress. Includes steps to take if you think a near-term crisis is likely.

  • Youth farm stress

    Published on June 19, 2019
    Detailing warning signs of stress in youth and ways you can help the youth in your life, whether you are a parent, guardian or just a friend.