Want to learn more about how climate variability and change, water and their potential affect on agricultural production? You can view a series of webinars featuring noted experts from throughout Michigan. These recorded webinars are intended for all residents interested in Michigan agriculture including farmers, their consultants, state and federal agency staff and all residents interested in climate and water’s influence on Michigan food production
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MSUE Environmental Quality News
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 1:57pm by Charles Gould
In the case of a manure spill, livestock producers should have a spill kit prepared.
Posted on July 7, 2014 10:33am 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 1:51pm by Dennis Stein
The amended act includes pre-empting local jurisdictions from restricting carbon dioxide pipelines for enhanced recovery of hydrocarbons.
Posted on June 23, 2014 3:47pm by Curtis Talley Jr.
Air emissions are becoming a big concern around the world, and increasing the interest in emissions from livestock operations. Livestock farmers should take the steps to better understand the pollutants emitted from their facilities.
Posted on June 10, 2014 8:33am by Jerry May
Unusable pesticides and mercury can be taken for proper disposal at the upcoming southwest Michigan Clean Sweep event.
Posted on June 6, 2014 2:55pm by Joanne Davidhizar
In the case of any spill, particularly manure spills, livestock producers should familiarize themselves with the 4 C’s of Spill Response.
Posted on June 2, 2014 3:45pm by Shelby Bollwahn
Learn more about where your food comes from and how it is produced at one of three Breakfast on the Farm events this summer. An experience that gives consumers a hands-on look at farm life. All ages can gain memorable experiences.
Posted on April 29, 2014 8:06am by Heather Van Lieu
With spring-like weather finally arriving in most parts of Michigan, livestock producers are looking to get in the field to spread manure before planting season arrives.
Posted on April 10, 2014 11:54am by Shelby Bollwahn
Allowing fields to dry out before applying manure will reduce compaction and allow for normal crop growth and production. Manure storage nearing full capacity need to be monitored and emergency action plans developed until field conditions improve.
Posted on April 10, 2014 11:39am by Jerry May