Number of Programs: 2
5401 W. Jennings Road, Lake City, MI 49651
The Lake City Research Center includes 810 acres of managed land and 180 beef cows in a geographic area suitable for forage-based livestock enterprises, potato production and bioenergy crop production. The center is a leader in potato breeding and genetics research, with more than 60,000 seedlings grown and evaluated each year. It also supports research on forage and beef production systems that are holistic, sustainable and profitable. The center’s mission is to bring about practical, common-sense solutions to agricultural sustainability obstacles using research- and knowledge-based problem solving with the assistance of industry partners and the community. The MSU Lake City Research Center helps to lead way in developing new regenerative grasslands certification.
August 24, 2017
5401 W. Jennings Rd, Lake City, MI, 49651.
Michigan State University Agriculture Innovation Day is an annual event which focuses in-depth education on a single topic. The event rotates to various locations throughout the state where experts deliver innovative information to help producers take the next step in improving their bottom line while maintaining environmentally sound practices on their farms. The 2017 MSU Agriculture Innovation Day: Focus on Forages and the Future will take place on August 24, 2017, at the Lake City Research Center, Lake City, Michigan.
The educational field day will deliver a cutting-edge, in-depth look at forages, livestock and the future to help farmers meet growing producer demands.