Forest Harvest Field Day


Superior Township Hall
7049 S M-221
Brimley, MI 49715

Forest Harvest Field Day & MAEAP Phase I Event January 18, 2020 10 am – 2 pm Superior Township Hall 7049 S. M 221 Brimley, MI 49715 Chippewa County Agenda  10:00 Why work with a forester? Forestry Programs – FAP, QFP, Tree Farm, MAEAP             Dylan Parker, District Forester NRCS Programs                                                                                 Pat Carr, NRCS Soil Conservationist […]

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Thumb Vegetable Meeting


Castle Creek Golf Club
5191 Lum Rd
Attica, MI 48412

2020 Bay Thumb Vegetable Meetings An educational and networking meeting for fresh market vegetable growers –   Two meetings   – –   RUP & CCA credits   – –   Lunch included  – –   $20 pre-registration, $25 on-site  – –  Order Veg Guide bulletin when you register  – –   Pre-register online or by mail or phone   – […]

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Michigan Family Farms Conference


Kalamazoo Community College
6767 W O Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

The Michigan Family Farms Conference offers beginning, small-scale, and culturally diverse farmers a chance to network, learn and build sustainable family farms. It is an energizing, hands-on event featuring multiple tracks of breakout sessions plus a youth track to engage the whole family. ​“Nurturing Resilient Farms – 2020 & Beyond” Saturday, February 8, 2020 Kalamazoo […]

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Backyard Beekeeping


Shiawassee County Fairgrounds
2900 E Hibbard Rd
Corunna, MI 48817

Backyard Beekeeping Saturday, February 8, 2020 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. Shiawassee County Fairgrounds 2900 E. Hibbard Road, Corunna, MI 48817 $5.00 person, includes an informational packet RSVP by Friday, January 31 or until the class reaches capacity Shiawassee Conservation District (989) 723-8263, ext 3 MAEAP Phase 1 Credit Interested in beekeeping, but unsure about how to […]

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Beginning Grass Fed Beef Production Workshop


Waishkey Bay Farm
10135 W Mills Rd.
Brimley, MI 49715

Beginning Grass-Fed Beef Production Workshop& MAEAP Phase I Event Speaker: Dr. Jason Rowntree February 8, 2020 10 am – 3 pm Waishkey Bay Farm 10135 W. Mills Rd Brimley, MI 49715 Chippewa County Free lunch provided Agenda Benefits of grass fed system: Economic, health & environmental Grass Fed Beef Production Basics Genetics Land management practices Processing Production cycle/timeline […]

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Tree and Shrub Planting Presentation


Manistee County Transportation/Dial A Ride
180 Memorial Drive
Manistee, MI 49660

Tree and Shrub Planting Presentation! Monday, February 10th, 2020 6:00-8:00 pm Manistee County Transportation/Dial A Ride 180 Memorial Drive Manistee, MI 49660 This 2-hour presentation, given by the Manistee Conservation District, Forestry Assistance Program (FAP), and Plant It Wild, is designed for landowners AND professionals such as foresters, ecologists, and loggers, interested in planting trees […]

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Raising Sheep for Food and Fiber


Rudyard Township Hall
18725 S Mackinac Trail
Rudyard, MI 49780

Raising Sheep for Food and Fiber & MAEAP Phase I Event February 13, 2020 6 pm – 8 pm Rudyard Township Hall 18725 S Mackinac Trail Rudyard, MI 49780 Chippewa County   Agenda  6:00        What is MAEAP?                                                                              Jen Parks, CLMCD MAEAP Technician 6:10        Raising Sheep for Food and Fiber  Herd management Breed selection Health & […]

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Apple Tree Pruning Workshop


Boys and Girls Club at Bay Mills
12099 W Lakeshore Dr
Brimley, MI 49715

Apple Tree Pruning Workshop & MAEAP Phase I Event February 15, 2020 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Boys and Girls Club at Bay Mills 12099 W Lakeshore Dr, Brimley, MI 49715 Chippewa County   Agenda   1:00        MAEAP Programs: MAEAP & FAP                                              Jen Parks, CLMCD MAEAP Technician Nutrients & fertilizing your apple trees   […]

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Shop Talk: Economics of Precision Ag


Ida Township Hall
3016 Lewis Ave
Ida, MI 48140

SHOP TALK Ida Township Hall 3016 Lewis Ave, Ida, MI 48140 February 22, 2020 8:30 am—12:00pm RSVP by Fri. Feb 14 (734)241-8540 Ext 5   Jessica Stotz, Ida Farmers Co-op: VRT nutrient applications: cost to switch from basic to grid/zone soil sampling and custom fertilizer application. Analysis of input cost and potential for savings. Ricardo […]

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Invasive Species in our Forests


Pickford Township Hall
155 E Main St
Pickford, MI 49774

Invasive Species in our Forests & MAEAP Phase I Event February 22, 2020 2:00 pm Pickford Township Hall 155 E Main St, Pickford, MI 49774 Chippewa County     2:00     CLMCD Programs: MAEAP, FAP Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: Monitoring in the EUP       Nick Cassel, CISMA Coordinator, CLMCD Invasive Species in the EUP                                        Simeon Wright, Forest […]

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MSUE Pesticide Manual Review in SE Michigan


MSU Extension Hillsdale-Suite B
20 Care Dr
Hillsdale, MI 49242

9 a.m.-4 p.m. (one-hour lunch on your own) MSU Extension Hillsdale 20 Care Drive, Suite B Hillsdale, MI 49242 Contact phone number: 517-439-9301 Cost: $25 For more information: https://events.anr.msu.edu/event.cfm?eventID=C349594B5D677B9DFB139357DFE584D79CCACC3AA60A5255A8C2EDF13F9F2BE5

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