2015 Agriculture for Tomorrow Conference

Date: March 10, 2015
Time: 9:45 a.m. - 4:05 p.m.
Location: Joseph Heirman University Center, 2001 N Lincoln Road, Escanaba, MI 49828
Contact: 906-387-2530, msue.alger@county.msu.edu.

Do you farm for profit? Do you want the latest information on crops grown for energy? If so, the Michigan State University Extension’s Agriculture for Tomorrow Conference is something you won’t want to miss. Get the latest information and ideas from Upper Peninsula farmers, Michigan State University Extension and industry experts.

There will be 20 different classes offered. Each participant will attend four classes.

Topics include: Animal Manure Composting, Improving Forage Productivity on a Shoestring Budget, Upper Midwest Grass Finished Beef Production, Hops and Barley Outlook, Farm to School, Biosecurity to Disease Exposure, Birdsfoot Trefoil, Getting Started with Cover Crops, Farm Bill Programs, Group GAP Pilot Results, Livestock Systems to Improve Soil Organisms, Upper Peninsula Variety Trial Crop Update, Cover Crop Economics, Cover Crops for Hoophouses, Group GAP: Is Food Safety Certification for You, Utilizing Cover Crops as Livestock Feed, Soil Test Basics, Right to Farm and Siting GAAMPS, Farm Business Management and North Farm

(If a session topic or time have changed due to speaker scheduling or availability problems, notice will be posted at the registration table and you will have the option of selecting a different session.)

Opening session keynote speaker will be Jim Hoorman with Ohio State University Soil Health.

Register early to receive a $10 discount!!! Cost to register is $25 for pre-registration. After Feb. 25, the cost is $35 to register. Lunch and materials are included in the cost.

Online registration available until Feb. 25, 2015.


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