Urban Soil Health

Sylvan Table
1819 Inverness St, Sylvan Lake, MI 48320

Urban soil health Wednesday, August 17th, 2022 11am – 3pm Sylvan Table, 1819 Inverness St, Sylvan Lake, MI 48320 Soil health workshop geared toward urban farms. Dr. John Beirnbaum will speak about some general soil health concepts, Sylvan Table and Farm will provide a tour of the farm and detail some of the challenges they’ve […]

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2022 Hillsdale County Nutrient Management Field Day

Stoney Ridge Farms LLC
14031 Broom Rd
Waldron, MI 49288-9712

“Rain or Shine – Join us for a Day in the Field – The 8th Annual Hillsdale County Nutrient Management Field Day is scheduled for Thursday, August 18 at MAEAP Verified Stoney Ridge Farms in Waldron, MI. Hosted by the Hillsdale Conservation District and Hillsdale County Farm Bureau, this event offers over 200 farmers and […]

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Cultivating Resilience field day

Shady Side Farm
13275 Blair St
Holland, MI 49424-9439

The Cultivating Resilience field day will showcase new and emerging practices that promote soil health, give producers practical conservation knowledge that they can use to evaluate their operations, and bring new knowledge to West Michigan. This year’s theme will be focused on the groundwater issue in Ottawa and surrounding counties and this issue’s impact on […]

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On Farm Research in Southwest Michigan

Villa Miller Farm
54060 Parkville Rd
Three Rivers, MI 49093

“On-farm research and in-season crop scouting and pest monitoring are important tools that researchers and educators on the MSU Extension Field Crops Team use to make connections with local farmers and agribusiness professionals. At the Southwest Michigan On-Farm Research Field Day, several research projects and in-season observations from the south-central and southwest regions will be […]

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Pasture Walk at Hooves and Hives Farm

Hooves and Hives Farm
2951 N Shaw Rd
Gladwin, MI 48624-8716

Pasture walk on a MAEAP verified farm. The Townsend family will share their success in Intensive Rotational Grazing and direct marketing of their sheep.

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Farm Field Day Prairie Strips and Soil Health

Edward Lowe Foundation
58220 Decatur Rd
Cassopolis, MI 49031-9477"

RSVP online at tinyurl.com/StripsFieldDay Hosted by the Kellogg Biological Station Long-Term Ecological Research Program (KBS LTER) 1:00 Welcome and Introductions, snacks and refreshments served Fahimeh Baziari, KBS LTER, MSU 1:10 Field Tour of the Edward Lowe Foundation Prairie Strips with Jarod Reibel, Edward Lowe Foundation 1:30 Prairie Strip Economics: with Marc Hasenick, Hasenick Brothers Farm […]

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Carbon Credits, Weed & Forage Management, Perennial Crops Workshop

Venue 20
9039 20th Ave
Remus, MI 49340-9581

August 31, 2022 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Venue 20 9039 20th Ave Remus, MI 49340 Please register by August 19 to reserve your lunch spot. Please include any dietary requirements (allergies, gluten-free, etc.) when registering. $5.00 Donation Requested Email cristen.cornell@macd.org or call (989)400-2427 to register. MAEAP Phase 1 Credits RUP Credits Requested Agenda: 10:00 […]

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Monroe Conservation District Field Day 2022

Matthes Tree Farm
13416 Lulu Rd
Ida, MI 48140-9525

Monroe Conservation District Field Day 2022 Agenda: 9:00 – Registration/Welcome 9:15 – Paul Gross (MSUE)- Cover Crop Interseeding/Termination Considerations/ Nutrient Availability 10:15 – Cover Crop Farmer Panel- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 10:45 – Erin Burns (MSU)- Pest Control Strategies 12:00 – LUNCH (PROVIDED) 12:45 – Ethan Mancos (NRCS)- Farm Bill Programs (CREP-CRP, […]

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Keyline water management and multistory alley cropping

Brines Farm
6384 Walsh Rd
Whitmore Lake, MI 48189-9680

Shannon Brines, Lecturer at the Sustainable Food Systems Initiative at the University of Michigan, will discuss and demonstrate the benefits of keyline water management and multistory alley cropping. In addition, John Cox of Baseline Farm will discuss the potential for grazing cattle between the alleys as well as the benefits that cattle and other grazers […]

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BWCD Annual Meeting & Field Day

Fremont Twp. Hall
2512 Galbraith Line Rd
Yale, MI 48097-4760

Join us for a complimentary dinner catered by Country Smoke House of Imlay City. We will be holding our annual election for the Board of Directors. Learn about MAEAP, Conservation Needs Assessment Overview,  soil health presentation by Jim Hoorman and Strip Tillage Demonstration in the neighboring field!  RSVP to Megan.naplin@macd.org

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The Farm as an Ecosystem’ Conference

Leelanau Government Center Building
8527 E Government Center Dr
Suttons Bay, MI 49682-9742

Location: Community Meeting Room (Basement) Leelanau Government Center 8527 E, Government Center Dr. Suttons Bay, MI 49682   Date: September 9th -Time: 9:00 – 4:00 Tentative Schedule   The Perennial Farm Ecosystem Conference An event that will focus on the health of the soil, nutrition of trees and vines, and the significance of pollinator habitat […]

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