Tickets available for Breakfast on the Farm at MSU Beef Research Center

Tickets for the Sept. 15 event at MSU Beef Research Center are available online and at area businesses.

August 28, 2018 - Author: Emily Kittendorf

Black cows with white heads in green pasture

Michigan State University Extension and the MSU Beef Research Center will welcome visitors to the Sept. 15 Breakfast on the Farm event in Lansing, Michigan. The event’s self-guided walking tour runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a pancake breakfast featuring Michigan grown products ending at 12 p.m.

Breakfast on the Farm events are free, however tickets are required to eat breakfast. Tickets are available online https://events.anr.msu.edu/BreakfastontheFarm2018/ and at the following area businesses upon request:

  • Aurelius: Capitol Area District Library
  • Charlotte: Eaton County MSU Extension; Family Farm and Home; MSUFCU
  • Corunna: LAFCU
  • Dansville: Capitol Area District Library
  • DeWitt: LAFCU
  • East Lansing: MSU Dairy Store, MSUFCU MSU Union branch, MSUFCU Farm Lane branch
  • Eaton: LAFCU
  • Foster: Capitol Area District Library
  • Haslett: MSUFCU Marsh branch
  • Howell: Livingston County MSU Extension
  • Jackson: Jackson County MSU Extension
  • Lansing: Capitol Area District Libraries; Impression 5; Ingham County MSU Extension; LAFCU South Lansing branch; MSUFCU Sparrow Professional Building branch; MSUFCU West Side branch
  • Leslie: Capitol Area District Library
  • Mason: Capitol Area District Library; Family Farm and Home; Ingham County MSU Extension; MSUFCU
  • Okemos: Capitol Area District Library, Flagstar Bank
  • Owosso: LAFCU
  • Johns: LAFCU
  • Stockbridge: Capitol Area District Library
  • Williamston: Capitol Area District Library; Tractor Supply Company

During the event’s self-guided tour, participants will be able to learn more about how farmers take care of their animals, protect the environment and produce nutritious food. Breakfast on the Farm attendees will experience how the MSU Beef Research Center staff operates all three segments of the beef supply chain –seedstock, cow/calf and feedlot– in one 300-acre location.

“A lot of what we do is outreach for the community, so we really like the ability to partner with Breakfast on the Farm to bring people to our center to explain what modern beef production is all about,” said Dan Buskirk, faculty coordinator at the MSU Beef Research Center. “There will be experts on hand to help visitors around the farm and answer questions they may have about how their food is produced.”

The MSU Beef Research center staff are excited to share the story of their farm and the story of the Michigan beef industry with Breakfast on the Farm visitors Sept. 15. Print or pick up your tickets to become one of the 85,000 Breakfast on the Farm visitors that have enjoyed learning about modern agriculture first hand.

For more information about the Ingham County BOTF or other events, please visit the Breakfast on the Farm website at canr.msu.edu/breakfast_on_the_farm. Questions can be directed to Ashley Kuschel at 586-469-7616 or kuschela@anr.msu.edu, or Mary Dunckel at 989-354-9870 or dunckelm@anr.msu.edu.

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