Gaining Efficiency is a Work in Progress

Inefficiencies and waste can plague your farm's bottom line, creating a drag on your farm's performance. Efficiency does not always mean cheaper, but rather getting more value from the dollars that you invest in each area of your farm.

  • To treat or not to treat; that is the profitable question?
  • Are you maximizing your forage usage and consistency?
  • Manure, the smell of money!
  • Measuring and managing labor efficiency
  • Milking efficiency makes more milk

Paola Bacigalupo, Marianne Buza, Phil Durst, Dr. Ron Erskine, Martin Mangual, Stan Moore, Erica Rogers and Sarah Fronznack.

Dates and Locations (all programs will be held 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.):
  • Feb. 25, 2020 - McBain Community Library, 107 E. Maple St., McBain, MI 49657
  • Feb. 26, 2020 - Ottawa County MSU Extension, 12220 Fillmore St., West Olive, MI 49460
  • Feb. 27, 2020 - AgroLiquid, 2055 M-21, St. Johns, MI 48879
  • March 4, 2020 - Franklin Inn, 1070 E. Huron Ave., Bad Axe, MI 48413
Registration Fees & Information:

$25 for first person, plus $15 for each additional farm person.  Registration fee includes lunch and refreshments.
Bad Axe - March 4

Registration for Gaining Efficiency is a Work in Progress is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 2, 2020.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For more information contact support staff or Paola Bacigalupo at 517-279-4311, 970-888-1356 or