2014 Thumb Ag Day

Date: December 10, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Ubly Heights Country Club, 2409 E Atwater Road, Ubly, MI 48475
Contact: Shelly Sowles, 989-269-9949 ext. 602, sowles@anr.msu.edu.

The 2014 Thumb Ag Day will be held Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 at the Ubly Heights Country Club in Ubly and will feature educational programming and a chance to visit with more than 70 agribusinesses on exhibit.

Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and remain open until 4 p.m. for participants to view exhibits and attend educational programs. Beginning at 9 a.m., join MSU Extension District Farm Management Educator, Dennis Stein,  as he discusses: “Impact of $3.00 Corn on Land Rent” followed by “Commodity Market Update” with Dr. Jim Hilker, professor, Michigan State University Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics at 10 a.m. At 10:45 a.m. “Consistency & Discipline - Keys to Successful Marketing” will be presented by Market Research Analyst, Brian Basting, with Advance Trading.

The afternoon session will round out the day starting at 12:30 p.m. with “Ag Review: Results of 2014 Field Trials” by Thumb Field Crops Extension educators. Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) credits are pending from the Michigan Department of Agriculture.

Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. and is optional at $10 per person, admission otherwise is free. For more information, call your local MSU Extension office; in Sanilac County, 810-648-2515; Huron County at 989-269-9949; or Tuscola County at 989-672-3870.

2014 Agenda

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