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AgNIC@MSU Website

The Michigan State University AgNIC portal website contains access to the Knowledge Repository searchable database as well as local information on the topics of asparagus, blueberries, cherries, elderberries, maple syrup, strawberries and viticulture. The MSUE Hot Topics section provides current research on a variety of agricultural issues.

AgNIC is a consortium of Land Grant libraries and Extension Services that strives to provide quality information resources.



Agriculture and Natural Resources Employer Checklist
Checklist of required paperwork and actions required by employers before and after hiring agricultural employees. 2 pp. Revised to reflect laws current as of May 2005.

Do You Have Farm Workers?
General information on taxes for agricultural employers. 2 pp.

Dreams Agrability -Reality - Entrepreneurs
2007 Annual Report suggested story idea

eOrganic - A national research-based website for organic producers, educators, and ag professionals

The organic marketplace is growing rapidly, outpacing the availability of high quality, science-based information for farmers and agricultural professionals. eXtension is a new national, web-based, information source for Land Grant University (LGU) faculty and Extension agents to consolidate research findings and outreach materials. Within the framework of eXtension, eOrganic is being developed as the new organic agriculture Extension Service website to provide accurate and up-to-date information for organic farmers, conventional farmers, researchers, and agricultural professionals.



Evaluating the Impacts of an Increase in Fuel-ethanol Demand on Michigan Agriculture and Economy

An analysis of the effects of the demand for fuel ethanol made from corn on Michigan agriculture and economy. 4 pp.



Farm Management Area of Expertise Team

Teams of Extension specialists, field staff and others around specific topics producing training, publications and research.



Field Crops Area of Expertise Team

Teams of Extension specialists, field staff and others around specific topics producing training, publications and research.



Form for Estimating 2006 Income Tax Liability
A form used for estimating 2006 income tax liability. 2 pp.

Michigan Department of Agriculture

Website of the Michigan Department of Agriculture. Topics include consumer information, food safety, farming, food & agribusiness, licensing, animal health, fairs and recreation, news, alerts, etc.



Occupational Safety and Health Act for Agriculture: 32 Questions and Answers

Overview of OSHA for farmers who hire labor. Includes a list of 32 most common questions regarding OSHA and agriculture. 7 pp.

Supplement titled "Guarding Farmstead & Farm Field Equipment" available here. 5 pp.

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations.



Planning and Zoning for Animal Agriculture in Michigan: A Handbook for Local Governments Revisions and Updates

The link, here is to a web site where you can download a copy of Planning and Zoning for Animal Agriculture in Michigan: A Handbook for Local Governments Revisions and Updates by Pat Norris. It is a large document, and can be downloaded in parts: Instructions for Updating the original copy that was mailed to all governments; Table of Contents; Foreword; Executive Summary; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Sample Zoning Language; and Appendix B.



SAPMA - Changes in Michigan Agriculture - 1950 to 1987
This bulletin describes various aspects of Michigan agriculture and how they have changed from 1950 to 1987. Sections include structural changes in agriculture, general changes in the farm sector, types of farms, crop populations, etc. 32 pp.

Security for Animal Agriculture: Checklist

A checklist that can serve as a guideline in establishing a biosecurity plan or evaluating an existing farm security program. 2 pp.



Security for Animal Agriculture: Prevention

Discussion of ways to prevent threats to farm security. 2 pp.



UP Ag Connections - Volume 10, Issue 1

Newsletter published by MSU Extension that addresses agricultural issues in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Topics include Market Report, Winter Meeting Notices, Dairy Forages 2005, TB and Electronic Tag Meetings, Annual Forage Crops for Pasture and Silage, Cracked Corn No Better Than Whole Corn, etc.  8 pp.



UP Ag Connections - Volume 10, Issue 10

Newsletter published by MSU Extension that addresses agricultural issues in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Topics include Scrapie ID Program, Wild Blueberry Management Workshop, Sheep Tour Recap, U.P.H.B.A. 11th Annual Registered Hereford Heifer Giveaway, U.P. State Fair Ultrasound Steer Carcass Program, How Can We Reduce The Risk of Alfalfa Winterkill, What I Did On My Summer Trip, Growing UP Agriculture Association UP Agriculture Survey Report. 8 pp.



UP Ag Connections - Volume 10, Issue 12

Newsletter published by MSU Extension that addresses agricultural issues in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Topics include Market Report, Meeting Notices, Cattle Outlook, Legumes in Hay & Pasture, U.P. Corn Silage Results, Beef Calf Prices, Sponsors, and December Meetings. 8 pp.



UP Ag Connections - Volume 10, Issue 2

Newsletter published by MSU Extension that addresses agricultural issues in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Topics include 2005 Bull Breeding Soundness Program, Dairy Forages 2005, 2005 Michigan Grazing Conference, Aquaculture Conference, Japanese Get Cold Feet Over US Beef, TB News, Tail Painting An Economical and Effective Heat Detection System, etc. 8 pp.



UP Ag Connections - Volume 10, Issue 3

Newsletter published by MSU Extension that addresses agricultural issues in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Topics include What Does Agriculture in the UP Really Need?, FFA Alumni Auction Reminder, Beekeeping Workshops, Food and Agriculture Entrepreneur Workshops, Electronic Cattle ID Tags(The Basics), Emerald Ash Borer, Wind Energy in Michigan, etc. 8 pp.



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