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  • Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program

    Location:

    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.

  • Thumb Ag Review Meetings (December 2018)

    Dates:

    December 7, 12, 13, 14, 17, 2018. 

    Location:

    Please see locations at the website below

    Description:

    Winter Ag Review presentations will include:

    • Corn & Soybean Trials: Soybean Population; Evaluating Soybean Biological Products; corn N Management for High Yielding Corn
    • Cover Crop Trial:   Reducing SCN with Cover Crops?
    • Forage Production:  Using Precision Agriculture for Stand Assessment
    • Small Grain Trials:   2018 Wheat and Malting Barley management Trials
    • Farm Management:   Evaluating Field Crops Production Costs
    • Stress on the Farm:  Farm Stress Resources, Programs and Options
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