Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center Annual Research Tour

Date: August 20, 2013
Time: Registration 8 - 8:45 a.m. Tour begins at 9 a.m. Lunch at noon, MSU program 12:30 p.m.
Location: Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center, 3775 South Reese Road, Frankenmuth, MI 48734-9772
Contact: Steve Poindexter ( or Karlie VanPoppelen ( or call 989-758-2500

Wagon transportation touring various research topics and MSU Extension specialists. Lunch is included in registration fee.


8 - 8:45 a.m. - Registration & refreshments. Cost is $20 per person, at the door (please make checks payable to Michigan State University).

9 a.m. - Tours begins, 20 minute stops. Research tour emphasis will be in sugarbeets, dry edible beans and other Saginaw Valley crops. Topics covered will be: Variety development, nitrogen research, weed management, disease control and insects.

Noon - Lunch

12:30 p.m. - What's Now? What's Next? Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Approval pending for CCA and RUP credits.

The research farm is located one mile West of Richville, MI (on M-46), 1/2 mile South on Reese Road.

For more information download the event flyer.

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