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Manage employees, analyze yield drivers, explore forage markets, become more confident in preparing farm financial statements, and untangle farm succession issues.

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Congratulations! You’ve done all the hard work. You’ve harvested your hay, cured it in the sun, raked it, compressed it into bales or packaged it, moved it to a safe, dry place and staged it to ship.

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Workplace and worker safety was the focus of the 2013 Michigan Safety Conference held in Grand Rapids. Michigan State University Extension and the Michigan Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (MIFACE) were involved in organizing an “Agriculture Section” for the conference.

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Knowing production costs for forages helps producers set current prices in a turbulent hay market.

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The impact of hail damage is largely dependent on corn’s stage of development. Hail affects yield primarily by reducing stands and defoliating plants. Most of the hail damage results from defoliation.

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Leasing pasture is economically advantageous to almost every livestock producer. However, you need to create a strong connection with your potential landowner in order to secure a lease.

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Last year, there were major heat and drought conditions spread over wide areas of the country. In addition, the growing season was running record-early. This year the season is running right on the 30-year average – something it hasn’t done in a while.

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