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  • Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program

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    Applicants attend classes in their county.

    Description:

    The Michigan Master Gardener Program is a horticulture education and volunteer leader training program offered by MSU Extension. It provides home gardening information to Michigan citizens through a network of trained volunteers. An interest in plants, a personal commitment to volunteerism, and an enthusiasm for sharing knowledge with others are the only prerequisites. Applicants attend classes in their county, learning basic horticultural principles and environmentally sound gardening practices. They then provide volunteer leadership and service to their community through a variety of gardening-related activities. The program objectives are to provide instruction in basic horticultural science to motivated active gardeners and to provide MSU Extension with trained volunteers who will provide timely, accurate information to the public in the rapidly expanding area of home horticulture.

  • Oceana Asparagus Day (March 2019)

    Dates:

    March 14, 2019.  9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

    Location:

    New Era Reformed Church, 4775 First St, New Era, MI 49446
     

    Description:

    MSU Extension will be holding the 2019 Oceana Asparagus Day on Thursday, March 14, 2019, for area and interested asparagus growers to hear industry updates, market outlooks and various disease and insect management practices. Also included in this year's program is a report on the International Asparagus Symposium and the North American Asparagus Markets.

  • West Central Spring Horticulture Meeting (March 2019)

    Dates:

    March 20, 2019.  9:00 am - 4:15 pm.

    Location:

    New Era Reformed Church, 4775 First Street, New Era, MI 49446

    Description:

    MSU Extension will be offering the 2019 West Central Spring Horticulture Meeting on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at the New Era Reformed Church in New Era, MI. This meeting will discuss various fruit production related topics such as Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD), orchard herbicide management, management practices for brown marmorated stink bug, produce safety update and deer management to name a few.

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