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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.
May 9, 2014 | Diane L. Smith | Prepare to sell your food product nationally by analyzing of your wholesale price, distribution costs and recruitment strategies along with the necessary capital for production capacity.
May 5, 2014 | Paul James Werner | Most entrepreneurs hire employees based on how well they like the applicant, not necessarily the skill set required.
May 2, 2014 | Paul James Werner | Incubation space with all the equipment can be less expensive and prototypes are now easier to make.
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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