Mackinac County Crop Nutrient Management program

Date: February 22, 2017 - March 1, 2017
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. eastern time
Location: Garfield Twp Hall, N6760 M-117, Engadine, MI
Contact: Jim Isleib, 906-387-2530, isleibj@anr.msu.edu; Monica Jean, 906-786-3032, atkinmon@anr.msu.edu

U.P. Crop Nutrient Management program

MSU Extension is offering a 2-session crop nutrient management educational program in 5 Upper Peninsula locations.  All farmers and interested people are welcome to attend these free programs. 

  • Session one:  Developing a crop nutrient management strategy

    1. Determining crop nutrient needs

    2. Determining current soil fertility situation

    3. Strategies for meeting immediate crop nutrient needs

    4. Strategies for building long-term soil fertility and health

  • Session two:  Implementing your nutrient management strategy

    1. Fertilizers, manures, green manures and other soil amendments

    2. Application techniques, timing and placement

    3. Evaluating results of your nutrient management strategy

Locations and dates (all meetings 6:30 – 8:00 pm local time):

County

Location

Session 1 Date

Session 2 Date

Delta

Delta MSUE office, 2840 College Ave,  Escanaba

Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Wed, Dec 14, 2016

Menominee

Menominee MSUE office, S904, US Highway 41,  Stephenson

Wed, Jan 4, 2017

Wed, Jan 11, 2017

Ontonagon

Mass City Community Center, 1502 Mass Avenue,

Mass City

Mon, Jan 16, 2017

Mon, Jan 23, 2017

Mackinac

Garfield Twp Hall, N6760 M-117, Engadine

Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Wed, March 1, 2017

Chippewa

Rudyard Twp Hall, 18725 S. Mackinac Trail, Rudyard

Wed, March 15, 2017

Wed, March 22, 2017

 

Presenters:  Jim Isleib and Monica Jean, MSU Extension U.P. Crop Production Educators

Pre-registration is required at least one work day prior to the program you plan to attend.  Register by phoning or emailing your name, address, phone number and email information to Jim Isleib at 906-387-2530 or isleibj@anr.msu.edu or to Monica Jean at 906-786-3032 or atkinmon@anr.msu.edu.  On-line registration is also available through the MSU Extension website at http://events.anr.msu.edu/UPcropnutrmgmt2017/.

 

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