Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center

The Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center is located in Berrien County, and growing several types of fruit and conducting variety evaluations of numerous fruits and vegetables are just part of the work done at the 350-acre site.


  • Mar 15

    Interviewing Potential Volunteers

    March 15, 2019 - December 9, 2019

    Details about the training's can be found below or at the registration link. Registrations are limited at 30 individuals per training. However, if a specific training is full, but you would like to attend, please let me know so I can monitor a wait list.

  • Apr 18

    2019 Master Citizen Planner Live Webinar Series

    April 18, 2019 - December 19, 2019 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Webinar

    This webinar series is designed to offer continuing education for Master Citizen Planners in a convenient online opportunity and is open to all planning and zoning officials.

  • Apr 22

    2019 Monday Fruit Meetings

    April 22, 2019 - June 24, 2019 SWMREC, 1791 Hillandale Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022

    The free meetings will be held at Bjorge's Fruit Acres in Benton Harbor, MI from 5:00 pm-6:30 pm.

  • Apr 29

    Monday Fruit Meetings

    April 29, 2019 - June 24, 2019 Van Buren County Extension Office Bjorge's Fruit Acres, 3390 Friday Road, Coloma, MI

    Held every Monday at Bjorge's Fruit Acres in Coloma from 5:00 pm-6:30 pm.

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Contact Us

1737 Hillandale Road Benton Harbor, MI 49022


Phone: 269-927-5674

Fax: 269-944-4128

Hours of Operation: M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.


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