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Tour will showcase research on crop varieties appropriate for Northeast Michigan.

July 27, 2014

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Michigan State University Extension will host a Bean and Barley Field Tour on Tuesday, Aug. 12 convening at the Presque Isle County MSU Extension office located at 106 E. Huron Ave.; Rogers City. 

The program will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 4 p.m.  This event will be an opportunity for producers and agribusiness professionals to view on-farm soybean, dry bean and malting barley research trials investigating crop varieties appropriate for Northeast Michigan and non-GMO soybeans and gypsum use in soybean production.  Participants should plan to drive their own vehicle between farms.       

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There is no charge for attending this program, but pre-registration is encouraged.  A pizza buffet lunch, sponsored by Zeeland Farm Services, ADM Edible Bean, and Freeland Bean and Grain, will be provided at Kelley's Venture Inn in Rogers City.

Contact James DeDecker at (989) 734-2168 or [email protected] for more information or to register.  Call (989) 734-2168 by Aug. 5 to request accommodations for persons with disabilities.  Requests received after this date will be fulfilled when possible.

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