Montcalm Potato Field Day
Date: August 9, 2012
Location: 4629 W. McBrides Road in Lakeview, Michigan
The event includes a Michigan Potato Industry Commission (MPIC) research committee meeting with Michigan State University (MSU) researchers, wagon tours of potato research around the facility, educational sessions and a catered dinner. MSU AgBioResearch scientists will lead discussions on subjects such as Colorado potato beetle insecticides and new methods for measuring potato maturity and stress. The MPIC research committee meeting will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes lunch. The wagon tours will run from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and will be followed by an educational session on potato soils from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The day will conclude with a catered dinner at 5:30 p.m.
The wagon tours are open to the public. There is no cost for participants.