MSU Forage Connectionweb site provides a central hub of information on topics relating to forage production and grazing land use in Michigan. Forages and grazingl ands, including pasture, hay, haylage, and silage, are the third most important agronomic crop in Michigan.
MSU Department of Animal Science offers education and research for the safe, nutritious and economical production of animal food and fiber, and of animals for recreational purposes, without compromising the environment or jeopardizing the health and well being and farm animals and farm communities.
MSU Product Center helps Michigan entrepreneurs develop and commercialize high-value, consumer-responsive products and businesses in the agriculture, natural resources, and bioeconomy sectors. The Product Center is a single gateway to generating success for Michigan entrepreneurs.
MSU Soil and Plant Nutrient Laboffers a variety of analytical services on samples of soil, composts, plant tissue, water and other materials related to the growing of plants (crops) received from commercial and part-time farmers, greenhouse operations, golf courses, homeowners, consultants, researchers, and others.
University of Missouri Extension developed an online grazing wedge calculator for producers. The grazing wedge is a tool for managing feed on a pasture based dairy farm. It visually represents the quality and quantity of forage dry matter available both now and during the next round of grazing.