Extension

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This page indexes Extension publications and websites with current information relevant to Michigan and surrounding states. Many of the publications are available for purchase from the primary webpage indicated in each source URL.

MSUE Ag News — These are daily press releases by MSUE staff on a variety of Michigan Ag topics.To see just the current forage articles and upcoming forage-related MSUE events, go to MSUE Forages.

  • To see forage articles archived since 2012, click the Archive button at the top of the MSUE Forages page.
  • To see a list of online forage resources from MSUE, click on Resources button at the top of the MSUE Forages page.

MSUE Delayed Planting Resource Page: This page was created to assist farmers with management decisions related to the unprecedented poor weather conditions in 2019. Links to a variety of resources for all crops are available at the site. Only the forage links are shown here.

Alfalfa Management

Legume Management

Perennial Grass Management

Annual Forage Management

Crop Residues as Forage

Forages as Cover Crops

Forage and Cover Crop Establishment

Grazing Management

Hay and Silage

Forage Quality and Nutritive Value

Forages for Beef Cattle

Forages for Horses

Soil Nutrient Management & Health

Weather and Climate

Pest Management in Forages and Pastures

Economics of Forage Production