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August 19, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | Those who require Federal Food & Drug Administration certification to produce acidified and low acid foods, and/or acid foods in hermetically sealed containers may attend Michigan State University’s upcoming Better Process Control School.
August 14, 2014 | Dawn Earnesty | Eating lunch while working at your desk does not save on time, and could have more downsides than imagined.
August 13, 2014 | Diane Smith | Learn how to wholesale to restaurants to increase your food product sales.
August 13, 2014 | Diane Smith | Learn about your responsibilities when wholesaling with a cooperative, food hub or door-to-door company.
August 12, 2014 | Mark Thomas | Budgeting is essential to avoid both flying by the seat of the pants and potential financial embarrassment. Knowing expenses both variable and fixed along with market conditions can lead to expected profits.
August 11, 2014 | Diane L. Smith | Learn more about how the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) affects your business and how the MSU Product Center offers food safety plan development assistance to small food processors.
August 11, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | Consumers are using the Michigan Fresh website as a source for how to select, use, and preserve local foods.
August 8, 2014 | Paul James Werner | “Eighty percent of new businesses fail” is a long-standing myth.
August 7, 2014 | Paul James Werner | Fraudulent transaction liability is shifting to retailers who do not have EMV processing technology.
August 4, 2014 | Paul James Werner | Take your recipe and turn it into a viable commercial product with free assistance from MSU Product Center.
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Date: Aug 28, 2014
Location: MSU Anaerobic Digestion Research and Education Center, 4090 College Road, Lansing, MI 48910
Date: Oct 1, 2014
Location: Muskegon County Building, 133 East Apple Avenue, Room 203, Muskegon, MI 49442
Date: Oct 7, 2014
Location: University Center, 80 Livingston Blvd., Gaylord, MI 49735
- Affordable Care Act Roadmap
- Cashing in on Business Opportunities
- Cooperative Development Program
- Cottage Food Law
- FastTrac NewVenture Program
- Heritage Tourism
- Michigan MarketMaker
- MSU Product Center
- MSUE Wind Power
- Oil and Gas
- Road to Independence Workshop
- Specialized Meat Processing Variance Training
- Tilling the Soil of Opportunity