First annual Highland Ag and Natural Resources Conference set for March 19 in Cadillac

Save the date for Michigan’s first Highland Ag and Natural Resources Conference, March 19, 2016, to learn what’s next for Michigan agriculture.

Malting barley in Michigan. Malting barley and hop production will be two of the topic areas covered at the Highland Ag Conference. Photo by Erin Lizotte, MSU Extension

Malting barley in Michigan. Malting barley and hop production will be two of the topic areas covered at the Highland Ag Conference. Photo by Erin Lizotte, MSU Extension

Michigan State University Extension, in partnership with the Missaukee, Osceola and Wexford County Conservation Districts, is pleased to announce the first Highland Ag and Natural Resources Conference on March 19, 2016, from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Career Technical Center in Cadillac, Michigan. The conference is a great opportunity for existing, new or next generation farmers to learn what’s next for Michigan agriculture. A variety of one-hour, concurrent educational sessions are included, with topics on soil health, novel crops, getting started with livestock, timber sales, invasive plants and much more. Ag-related vendors and agencies will also be on hand.

Mark your calendar now and look for registration to open in late January. You can check for program updates by visiting the MSU Extension Events Calendar. For information on sponsorship or vendor opportunities, please contact Tasha Lapinski at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 231-832-2950. For general questions, please contact Jerry Lindquist at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 231-832-6139.

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