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Events and Happenings at a Glance

January 4, 2017 -   Pesticide Applicator Certification Testing , Genesee County MSU Extension Office, 605 N. Saginaw, Ste. 1A, Flint,  Test 9:00 a.m. , Test sign-up MDA 1-800-292-3939 or online at  www.michigan.gov/pestexam  
January 9-11, 2017 - Michigan Agri-Business Association 84th Annual Winter Conference & Trade Show, Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing; Contact MABA 517-336-0223 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address); pre-register
January 12, 2017 - Pest & Crop Management Update for Field Crop Producers & Agronomists, Comfort Inn & Suites and Conference Center, 2424 S. Mission St., Mt. Pleasant; 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Cost $25 (incl. meal & 2017 Weed Control Guide); Space is limited, register early
January 13, 2017 -   Pest & Crop Management Update for Field Crop Producers & Agronomists , Saginaw Valley Research & Education Center, 3775 S. Reese Rd., Frankenmuth; 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Cost $25 (incl. meal & 2017 Weed Control Guide); Space is limited, register early 
January 17, 2017 - 2017 MI Bean & Sugarbeet Symposium, Horizons Conference Center, 6200 State St., Saginaw; Contact Steve or Karlie 989-758-2500 x-237 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
January 20, 2017 - Managing Farm Stress Workshop, AgroLiquid, 3055 W. M-21, St. Johns; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; No cost, lunch included; pre-register 

January 25-26, 2017 - Great Lakes Crop Summit, Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, 6800 Soaring Eagle Blvd, Mount Pleasant; 10 RUP/10 CCA/1 MAEAP credits available if entire summit is attended; Questions Theresa Sisung 888-323-6601; pre-register
January 27-28, 2017 - 16th Annual Northern Michigan Small Farm Conference, Grand Traverse Resort, 100 Grand Traverse Village Boulevard, Acme, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m; Contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 231-622-5252 
January 30 - May 8, 2017 - Beginning Farmer Webinar Series, 7-9 p.m., $10 fee per webinar, check out topics, dates and register here
February 2-4, 2017 - Great Lakes Regional Dairy Conference, Bavarian Inn & Conference Center, 1 Covered Bridge Lane, Frankenmuth; Contact Megan 517-884-7089 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address); pre-register
February 9, 2017 - Pesticide Applicator Certification Testing, Isabella Co. MSU Extension Office, 200 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant;  Test 1:00 p.m. , Test sign-up MDA 1-800-292-3939 or online at  www.michigan.gov/pestexam  
February 13-March 27, 2017 - Field Crops Webinar Series, $15 for entire series or $5 per webinar, 1 RUP credit per webinar attended, contact James DeDecker (989) 734-2168 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)click here for topics, dates, and registration
February 17, 2017 - Pesticide Review and Test, Caledonia Township Hall, 135 N. State St., Owosso; Review 9:00 a.m., Test 1:00 p.m.; Cost for review $20, 3 RUP credits, register here;  Test sign-up MDA 1-800-292-3939 or online at www.michigan.gov/pestexam ; Call for review material availability 989-224-5241
February 21, 2017 - Pest & Crop Management Update for Field Crop Producers & Agronomists, Cabela’s, 110 Cabelas Blvd. East, Dundee; 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.;  Cost $25 (incl. meal & 2017 Weed Control Guide); Space is limited, register early
February 23, 2017 - Cover Your ASSets!, Agro-Liquid, 3055 W. M-21, St. Johns, Free to attend, 8:30 a.m. culminating with lunch (no cost), pre-register
February 23, 2017 - SE Michigan Veg Meeting, Cabela’s, 110 Cabela Blvd. East, Dundee, Contact Marissa Schuh for details 517-264-5309
 
February 24, 2017 - Pesticide Review and Test, Clinton Co. Fairgrounds, Smith Hall, 800 Sickles St., St. Johns, Review 9:00 a.m., Test 1:00 p.m.; Cost for review $20, 3 RUP credits, register here; Test sign-up MDA 1-800-292-3939 or online at www.michigan.gov/pestexam; Call for review material availability 989-224-5241
March 4-11, 2017 - Agriculture and Natural Resources Week (ANR Week), Visit the website for details or contact ANR Event Services - 517-353-3175 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 
March 6, 2017 - Ag Labor Meeting, Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center, 3775 S. Reese Rd., Frankenmuth; 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Targeting fruit and vegetable growers; Contact Ben Philips for details 616-901-7513
March 7, 2017 - Ag Labor Meeting, Cabela’s, 110 Cabelas Blvd. East, Dundee; 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Targeting fruit and vegetable growers; Contact Ben Philips for details 616-901-7513
March 14-15, 2017 - 2017 Midwest Cover Crop Council Annual Meeting, Crown Plaza 5700 28th St., SE, Grand Rapids
March 22, 2017 - Pesticide Review and Test, Gratiot-Isabella RESD, 1131 E. Center St., Ithaca; Review 8:00 a.m., Test 1:00 p.m.; Cost for review $20, 4 RUP credits, register here; Test sign-up MDA 1-800-292-3939 or online at www.michigan.gov/pestexam; Call for review material availability 989-875-5234
On-Going - Mercury Health Thermometer Exchange , MMDHD Building, 1307 E. Townsend Road, Suite 102, St Johns 
On-Going - Medication Disposal Programs, click to see specific dates and locations for medication disposal events.  Also Sparrow Clinton Hospital Pharmacy & Central Pharmacy in Laingsburg can accept all non-controlled pills, tablets and liquids year round, free of charge. Please call 989-224-8155 or 517-651-1777 for details.

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