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  • Dairy Days and Annual Michigan Dairy Expo (July 2018)

    Dates:

    July 16 - 20, 2018

     

    Location:

    MSU Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    Michigan Dairy Expo is a week-long event that combines youth activities and contests conducted during Youth Dairy Days with purebred dairy breed association youth and open show events. The mission of Michigan Dairy Expo is to encourage and promote youth involvement in dairy activities, showcase the Michigan dairy industry, and provide continuing education opportunities for the dairy industry in Michigan and neighboring states.

    During Michigan Youth Dairy Days, youth will compete for premiums, ribbons and scholarships in various competitions, including dairy quiz bowls, dairy management contests, dairy cattle judging contests, and the Dairy Days youth show.

  • Horse Management Resources

    Description:

    Michigan State University Extension’s focus on horses, ponies, donkeys and mules provides educational resources and activities for both youth and adult equine owners.

  • MSU Grazing School (September 2018)

    Dates:

    September 27 - 28, 2018

    Location:

    This workshop will take place in two locations:

    • W. K. Kellogg Farm, 10641 N. 40th Street, Hickory Corners, MI  49060
    • Lake City Research Center, 5401 W. Jennings Road Lake City, MI 49651

    Description:

    Grazing School provides hands-on experiences for starting or improving grazing management. Learn grazing methods that you can adapt to your specific needs for greater profitability and reduced impact on the environment.

  • MSU Training Center for Dairy Professionals

    Location:

    Green Meadow Farms, 6400 Hollister Rd, Elsie, MI, 48831.

    Description:

    The MSU Training Center for Dairy Professionals provides specialized training, facilities, and demonstration materials for veterinary students, veterinarians, and other professionals working in the dairy industry, as well as an infrastructure for clinical research in the health management of dairy cows. The Center, located at Green Meadow Farms in Elsie, Michigan, makes use of the Farm's large dairy herd, modern facilities, and progressive management techniques, as well as the College's faculty and facilities to provide a cutting-edge, mutidisciplinary approach to dairy management.

  • Pasture Dairy Center Open House at the Kellogg Biological Station (July 2018)

    Dates:

    July 24, 2018. 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

     

    Location:

    Pasture Dairy Center, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, 10461 N. 40th Street, Hickory Corners, MI 49060

    Description:

    It is time to celebrate all things dairy at our annual Dairy Open House! Come and delight in MSU ice cream and cheese, while in sight of the cows whose milk creates our dairy foods! We will be celebrating farming with family activities and wagon rides to learn about Michigan’s agricultural landscapes. Wagon tours depart at 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. See you on the farm!

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