Number of Programs: 3
August 24, 2017. Registration begins at 12:30 pm. Event concludes at 9:00 pm.
Lake City Research Center, 5401 W. Jennings Road, Lake City, MI 49651
This second annual education field day will deliver a cutting-edge, in-depth look at forages, livestock and the future to help farmers meet growing producer demands. Nine sessions are offered throughout the afternoon and evening. MSU recruiters will be on hand to provide students with information about the degrees offered by MSU's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
The event is free and includes dinner.
November 3, 2017
W. K. Kellogg Farm, 10641 N. 40th Street, Hickory Corners, MI 49060
Join a group of MSU faculty and specialists, farmers and agricultural professionals for a tour of cover crop research and demonstration fields at the W.K. Kellogg Farm. A wide variety of cover crop entry points will be showcased, including inter-seeded into corn, after wheat, after corn silage, and in rotational pasture systems. Cover crops are being evaluated for both soil health benefits, as well as for livestock feed.
MSU maintains updated data on variety trials for the following crops: Corn; Forage; Dry Beans; Soybeans; and Wheat.