June 22, 2017
Members of the Michigan agriculture industry and others are invited to tour several of the Michigan State University research facilities this summer during the annual field day festivities.
MSU researchers will present findings from some of their current research ongoing across the state. Topics range from sustainable insect and disease prevention to the latest in agriculture technology.
Mark your calendars with the following dates:
• The Kellogg Biological Station will host pasture dairy center open hours Aug. 1 from 4 to 8 p.m. The facility will also host a barley field day June 28 and a cover crop field day Nov. 3. The center is located at 10461 40th St. in Hickory Corners. Call 269-671-5117.
• The Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center will host the 28th annual MSU Viticulture Field Day July 26. The center is at 1791 Hillandale Road in Benton Harbor. Call 269-944-1477.
• The Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center will host a field day July 29. The center is located at E3774 University Drive in Chatham. Call 906-439-5114.
• The Montcalm Research Center field day is Aug. 3 at 10 a.m. The center is at 4629 W. McBrides Road in Lakeview. Call 989-365-3473.
• The Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center will host a field day Aug. 10 featuring a morning program with information on dry beans, sugarbeets, wheat, corn and soybeans. Lunch will follow. The center is at 3775 S. Reese Road in Frankenmuth. Call 989-652-8014.
• The Lake City Research Center will host MSU Ag Innovations Day: Focus on Forages and the Future Aug. 24. The center is located at 5401 W. Jennings Road in Lake City. Call 231-839-4608.
• The Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Center will host a field day Aug. 24 at 3 p.m. It will include an equipment show, dinner and the annual meeting of the Leelanau Horticulture Society. The center is at 6686 S. Center Highway in Traverse City. Call 231-946-1510 to RSVP.
Go online for more information on the research centers.
Source: MSU Extension
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