2011 Michigan dry bean variety trial tour dates and locations

Join us in August for one of six different dry bean variety trials located throughout Michigan.

August 23, 6:00 p.m. – Leonard Knoblock Farm, Huron County
Located at the northwest corner of Walker Road on the west side of Shinevale Road, six miles northwest of Kinde, Mich. (view map). Dry beans planted June 8. Contact Bob Battel at 989-269-9949 for more information.

August 24, 6:00 p.m. – Brian Stratton Farm, Montcalm County
Located a half-mile south of Lake Montcalm Road on the west side of Pine Grove Road, five miles southwest of Vestaburg, Mich. (view map). Dry beans planted June 13. Contact Fred Springborn at 989-831-7500 for more information.

August 29, 5:30 p.m.  – Hrabal Farms, Gratiot County
Located at the northeast corner of McClelland Road on the north side of Olive Road, half-mile north of Breckenridge, Mich. (view map). Dry beans planted June 11. Contact Dan Rossman at 989-875-5233 for more information.

August 30, 6:30 p.m. – J-Rod Farms (Jared Heilig), Sanilac County
Located a half-mile north of Robinson Road on the east side of M-19 (Ubly Road), 3.5 miles north of Argyle, Mich. (view map). Dry beans planted June 3. Contact Martin Nagelkirk at 810-648-2515 for more information.

August 31, 10:30 a.m. – Mark Bauer Farm, Tuscola County
Located a quarter-mile west of Bradleyville Road on the north side of M-81, 3.75 miles east of Reese, Mich. (view map). Dry beans planted June 14. Contact Bob Battel at 989-269-9949 for more information.

August 31, 5:30 p.m. – Meylan Farms, Bay County
Located at the northeast corner of Wheeler Road on the east side of Garfield Road, two miles north of Auburn, Mich. (view map). Dry beans planted June 4. Contact Emily Sneller at 989-758-2505 for more information.

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