2016 Hillsdale County Nutrient Management Field Day

Date: August 25, 2016
Time: Registration: 7:30 a.m. Field Day 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Stoney Ridge Farms, 14031 Broom Rd., Waldron, MI 49288
Contact: Hillsdale Conservation District, 517-849-9890 Ext. 3 or hillsdalecd@macd.org

On August 25, 2016 the Hillsdale Conservation District, Hillsdale County Farm Bureau and Michigan State University Extension host a field day for agricultural producers who utilize inputs – such as commercial fertilizer or manure – in their crop nutrient program. This event will feature demonstrations and discussions on technologies and conservation practices that help keep nutrients in the field, in the crop root zone and out of surface waters. The Hillsdale County Nutrient Management Field Day is hosted by Jay and Kelli Williams of Stoney Ridge Farms, a Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) verified farm, at 14031 Broom Rd, Waldron, MI 49288 – just a half mile West of U.S. 127. The field day will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. with sessions starting at 8 a.m. and wrapping up by 2 p.m. A pork BBQ sandwich lunch will be provided.

Pre-register for this event by August 19, 2016, by contacting the Hillsdale Conservation District at 517-849-9890 Ext 3 or hillsdalecd@macd.org

The Hillsdale County Nutrient Management Field Day is a MAEAP Phase 1 event with four Restricted Use Pesticide (RUP) credits and five Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credits available. Join us for an interactive and educational event.






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