Program/Schedule

The 2018 ANR Week Program/Schedule is currently being developed.

Programs will be added as the events are confirmed, bookmark this page and visit often for updates.

For updates follow ANR Week on Twitter at @CANRatMSU using hashtag #ANRWeek.

Mar 2

A Matter of Balance: Managing Soil, Crop Nutrient Management Systems and Water Quality

March 2, 2018 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

Crop nutrients and organic inputs are essential for soil health, crop growth and farm profitability, but cropping systems are complex and rainfall is increasingly unpredictable.

Mar 3

Quiet Water Symposium

March 3, 2018 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the MSU Pavilion

For the 23rd year, the Annual Quiet Water Symposium (QWS) brings people together who love the outdoors.

Mar 3

Great Lakes Lavender Growers’ Conference: Diversify Today, Transform Tomorrow

March 3, 2018 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

The 2018 Great Lakes Lavender Growers’ Conference will address some of the most pressing issues in Midwestern lavender farming today.

Mar 4

31st Annual Michigan Wildflower Conference

March 4, 2018 - March 5, 2018 8 .m. - 5 p.m. at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

The Michigan Wildflower Conference is a two-day event open to all interested in Michigan native plants and their habitats.

Mar 6

Michigan Farmers Market Conference

March 6, 2018 - March 7, 2018 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. at the Plant and Soil Sciences Building, East Lansing, MI 48824

This two-day conference, hosted by the Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA), features tracks for both beginning and advanced farmers market managers, as well as educational sessions led by experts in farmers market management and agriculture.

Mar 6

Better Process Control School

March 6, 2018 - March 9, 2018 at the Michigan State University, Erickson Hall, 620 Farm Lane, Rooms 226 and 228, East Lansing, MI 48824

The Better Process Control School (BPCS) certifies supervisors of thermal processing systems, acidification and container closure evaluation programs for low-acid and acidified canned foods.

Mar 6

8-Hour ServSafe

March 6, 2018 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

Earn ServSafe certification with help from Michigan State University (MSU) Extension, which offers this 8-hour ServSafe training.

Mar 6

Michigan Natural Shoreline Professional Training and Certification Program

March 6, 2018 - March 7, 2018 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Professional Training and Certification Program is designed for marine and landscape contractors who design, implement and maintain natural shoreline landscapes on inland lakes.

Mar 6

Project FISH Workshop

March 6, 2018 - March 7, 2018 at the 152 Natural Resources Building, Michigan State University

This program’s focus will be how to be successful in getting kids and families fishing.

Mar 6

The Great Lakes: Focusing on the Present, Planning for the Future

March 6, 2018 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Auditorium, Kellogg Center, East Lansing, MI

This conference will address some of these key topic areas along with highlighting the evolution of coastal dunes, variability in Great Lakes ice cover and autonomous vehicles for underwater monitoring.

Mar 7

You Can Do It! Food Preservation Class

March 7, 2018 1 - 3 p.m. at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

An experienced Michigan State University Extension food safety educator will teach this class on canning and freezing – two common methods of preserving food.

Mar 7

World Food Prize Michigan Youth Institute presents: Exploring Food Security Around the World

March 7, 2018 8:45 - 10:45 a.m. at the 1279 Anthony Hall

How will we feed everyone in the year 2050 when the world population is 9 billion people?

Mar 8

Lunch and Learn: Managing Fish Habitat in a Changing Climate

March 8, 2018 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

Come learn about current and future science and management for cold water and cool water fishes, such as cisco and walleye, under warmer climatic conditions.

Mar 9

Michigan Beekeepers’ Association Spring Conference

March 9, 2018 - March 10, 2018 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

Michigan State University Extension and the Michigan Beekeepers’ Association would like to invite you to our Spring Conference.

Mar 9

Horticultural Therapy: Connecting People and Plants

March 9, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Plant and Soil Sciences Building, 1066 Bogue St., East Lansing, MI 48824

The Michigan Horticultural Therapy Association (MHTA) is excited for the 38th annual conference in conjunction with Agriculture and Natural Resources Week at Michigan State University (MSU).

Mar 10

Spring Flower Bulb Show

March 10, 2018 - March 25, 2018 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. at the Hidden Lake Gardens Conservatory, Tipton, Michigan

Experience the color, fragrance and beauty of spring during the last weeks of winter by attending the Spring Flower Bulb Show in the Conservatory at Hidden Lake Gardens in Tipton, Michigan.

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