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October 20, 2014 | Dennis Pennington | Are corn dry down rates affected by maturity?
October 7, 2014 | Jim Isleib | New topics of interest to beginning farmers and experienced farmers considering new enterprises will be offered in 2015. Recordings of past topics are now available.
October 3, 2014 | Mark Hitchcock | Iosco county team liked what they saw in Petoskey in 2012 and committed to bringing the Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference to the Sunrise Coast.
October 3, 2014 | Phil Tocco | Effective comments are critical to shaping a final rule that ensures public safety and is fair to all involved. Here are pointers on how to comment effectively and be the best advocate for changes in the proposed rule.
October 3, 2014 | Phil Tocco | Fresh market produce growers can see and comment on proposed produce safety rule revisions. This article reviews one aspect of the revisions, the process by which an exempt farm can have its exemption revoked, and provides information on how to comment.
October 3, 2014 | Dennis Pennington | The Yellow Hose campaign is boosting E85 fuel consumption. See if you have a flex fuel vehicle and where you can fill up for cheaper than gasoline.
October 2, 2014 | Dennis Pennington | Increased interest in tile drainage in agricultural fields raises tax questions.
October 2, 2014 | Frank Gublo | In order to produce safe food products, you must take care when choosing kitchen tools and appliances.
September 26, 2014 | Diane Smith | Mayra Martinez and her family built a successful restaurant and full service catering business. Upcoming plans include branching into food processing. The lessons Mayra learned in the process and her words of advice for other packaged food entrepreneurs.
September 26, 2014 | Mark Thomas | Lenders expect their customers to not only understand the necessity of having good, producible records, but also to conduct regular analysis of their financial conditions.
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Date: Oct 23, 2014
Location: Escanaba MSU Extension Office, 2840 College Ave., Escanaba, MI 49829
Date: Oct 23, 2014
Date: Oct 27, 2014 - Oct 28, 2014
Location: Lansing Center, Lansing, Michigan
- Affordable Care Act Roadmap
- Cashing in on Business Opportunities
- Cooperative Development Program
- Farm Energy Audit Program
- FastTrac NewVenture Program
- Heritage Tourism
- Michigan MarketMaker
- MSU Product Center
- Oil and Gas
- Road to Independence Workshop
- Specialized Meat Processing Variance Training
- Tilling the Soil of Opportunity
- Worksite Wellness
- 2014 Statewide Ballot Proposal
- Farm Management Tools
- Growing Michigan Agriculture Proceedings
- MI Health Matters Resources
- Michigan State University Anaerobic Digestion Research and Education Center
- Michigan State University Bioeconomy Network
- MSU Extension and AgBioResearch Council Links
- MSU Product Center—Food, Ag, Bio
- Northern Lakes Economic Alliance