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MSUE Environmental Quality News
Providing nutrients to crops is essential to farming practices, but is there a way to control water run off with better on-farm management tools?
Posted on February 3, 2015 2:42pm by Tim Harrigan
Evaluation of 2014 MSU Extension’s Beginning Farmer Webinar Series shows positive results.
Posted on January 23, 2015 12:47pm by Jim Isleib
An increasingly popular method to determine the health of soil examines the CO2 respired by microorganisms in the ground. The Solvita® test is a cost effective method to better understand the level of life and activity in the field.
Posted on November 12, 2014 9:57am by Ashley McFarland
You may have experience with two and four footed livestock but how about livestock with six or no legs?
Posted on November 11, 2014 4:29pm by Matt Grieshop
Forum on the EPA’s Proposed Waters of the U.S. to be held in Osceola County.
Posted on October 2, 2014 2:12pm by Jerry Lindquist
Manure application equipment setup to sidedress standing crops allowed these farmers to plant crops then spread manure.
Posted on September 2, 2014 11:16am by Jerry May
High efficiency heaters and energy curtains could reduce energy usage and increase the environmentally friendliness of your business.
Posted on September 2, 2014 10:42am by Heidi Wollaeger
The capability to store manure reduces, or eliminates, the need to spread manure on a daily basis. Manure storage facilities allow small farms to store the manure until it can be removed and utilized at a later time.
Posted on August 25, 2014 8:26am by Shelby Bollwahn
Using best management practices can help protect the environment. These practices can also improve the health and well-being of your animals and increase your farm’s profit.
Posted on August 19, 2014 9:49am by Shelby Bollwahn
Corn prices are less than half of the price at this time in 2013.
Posted on August 6, 2014 2:15pm by Mark Seamon