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July 21, 2014 | Vivian Washington | Working from Home may not generate the income that you expect.
July 18, 2014 | Andy Hayes | Two business connect websites promote opportunities for business to business connections and access to services statewide and in Northeast Michigan.
July 7, 2014 | Diane Smith | Selling your food product to a high volume retailer means you’ll also need your food produced in high volume. Find out what a co-packer means for your recipe and how much capital you’ll need to determine if you are ready to go to high volume sales.
July 7, 2014 | Diane Smith | Consider how long of the shelf life your product will need, along with what labeling requirements are necessary for regulatory compliance.
June 26, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | Applied Plant Science and Viticulture certificate programs are being offered at northwest and southwest Michigan community college locations this fall by Michigan State University Institute of Agricultural Technology.
June 12, 2014 | Thomas Long | The push for local and organic farming could mean more opportunities for young entrepreneurs.
June 11, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | Friendly service helps create the wine tasting experience your customer desires.
June 11, 2014 | Joanne Davidhizar | Tailoring your winery tasting room presentation to a customer’s experience may earn their loyalty and business.
May 27, 2014 | Julie Darnton | With the growing ‘pop’ularity of the snack, Michiganders are producing unique varieties in an effort to capitalize on the craze.
May 23, 2014 | Andy Northrop | The third annual EcoDistricts Incubator hosts seven cities in Portland, Oregon to help launch green ideas for city revitalization.
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Date: Jul 28, 2014 - Aug 1, 2014
Location: Indian Springs Metropark Environmental Discovery Center, White Lake Road, 5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386
Date: Aug 15, 2014
Location: MSU Horticultural Research Center (6686 South Center Highway, Traverse City, MI 49684)
Date: Aug 28, 2014
Location: MSU Anaerobic Digestion Research and Education Center, 4090 College Road, Lansing, MI 48910
- 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