North Farm Extension Workshop Series (June, July, August, September 2018)


These workshops, focused on topics relevant to small-scale farmers, homesteaders and home gardeners, will provide participants the opportunity to learn from university staff, local professionals and seasoned farmers.

Each workshop will consist of a classroom component hosted at the MSU North Farm in Chatham, Michigan, located in the central Upper Peninsula. Following classroom learning, participants go on a field trip to a local farm where they will get to ask farmers questions and see applications of concepts.


  • Livestock on the Small Farm · June 10 · 1-5 p.m.
  • Plasticulture: Season Extension 201 · July 15 · 1-5 p.m.
  • Flower Production · August 19 · 1-5 p.m.
  • Forest Resource Management · September 30 · 1-5 p.m.


The North Farm, N5431 Rock River Road, Chatham, MI - 1 mile north of the Village of Chatham on the Rock River Road


Designed for small scale farmers, homesteaders, and home gardeners.

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