2017 Value Added Producer Grant Workshop

Date: February 28, 2017
Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Michigan State University Extension, 1737 Hilllandale Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Contact: 269-927-5674, msue.berrien@county.msu.edu; 269-657-8213 ext. 5, mthomas@anr.msu.edu

Find out if the USDA Value-Added Program will help you advance your farm business. The grant program helps producers enter into value-added activities related to the processing and/or marketing of bio-based, value-added products. Generating new products, creating and expanding marketing opportunities, and increasing producer income are the goals of the program.  MSU Extension and Product Center staff will discuss how they can assist applicants. USDA, Michigan State University Extension, and Michigan State University Product Center, and other partners will be on hand.

Topics:

  • USDA Value-added Producer Grant
  • MarketMaker Market Resource Tools
  • Tips for Successful Grant Writing

There is no cost to participate, but we ask that you register.

Locations:

February 28 - Berrien County
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Michigan State University Extension
1737 Hilllandale Road
Benton Harbor, MI  49022

March 15 - Washtenaw County
10 a.m. - Noon
Michigan State University Extension
705 N. Zeeb Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48107

March 16 - Kent County
10 a.m. - Noon
Michigan State University Extension
775 Ball Ave. N.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

 

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