• Feb 27

    What Do Plants Crave?

    February 27, 2024 10:00AM – 11:00AM Virtual Via Zoom

    In this talk we will discuss fertility and moisture management for high quality and high quantity vegetables across this spectrum, including high organic matter soils like muck and pot/bag culture using greenhouse media. RUP and CCA Credits offered.

  • Feb 27

    Irrigation Electrical Safety

    February 27, 2024 11:00AM – 11:50AM Virtual Via Zoom

    How do we safely operate electric pumps and center pivots? CCA Credits are offered for this session.

  • Feb 27

    Savvy Tips for Starting a Small Business - February 27, 2024

    February 27, 2024 12:00PM – 1:00PM Zoom Webinar

    The class provides financial tools to entrepreneurs and potential small business owners who are considering starting a new business.

  • Feb 27

    Spotlight Series Webinar: 10 Questions to Ask When Applying Biochar

    February 27, 2024 12:00PM – 1:15PM Webinar

    Brandon R. Smith, PhD., of Allied Health Soil Health Services and Ashwood Biochar will be discussing a series of scenarios that will assist biochar manufacturers and agriculture specialists in applying biochar.

  • Feb 27

    Review of 2023 Irrigation Research

    February 27, 2024 12:00PM – 12:50PM Virtual Via Zoom

    What did we learn from irrigation research in 2023? (CCA Credits are offered for this session.)

  • Feb 27

    Soil Health for Beginners: Caring for Your Farm from the Ground Up

    February 27, 2024 12:00PM – 1:00PM Virtual Via Zoom

    Soil health is a critical part of farming. If you are new to farming or new to the land, this is a perfect time to make a long-term plan. Discover approaches to learn about your soil and how to support better crop production. RUP and CCA Credits Offered

  • Feb 27

    Building Your Skills with Michigan’s Large Volume Water Use Registration and Reporting tools.

    February 27, 2024 1:00PM – 1:50PM Virtual Via Zoom

    Learn the ins and outs of the programs from the State Agency staff who rely on the Michigan Water Withdrawal Assessment Tool (MIWWAT) and the Michigan Large Volume Water Use Reporting Tool. CCA Credits are offered for this session.

  • Feb 27

    Upgrades to older pivot control systems and 360 Rain- A Quick Look at a Robotic Irrigation and Nutrient Application System

    February 27, 2024 2:00PM – 2:50PM Virtual Via Zoom

    One of the newest irrigation ideas is 360 Rain. Explore how it may fit into Midwest crop production with over half of our center pivots over 20 year in age. Explore how this can be used to breathe efficiency into old equipment. CCA Credits offered.

  • Feb 27

    The Prairie River Water Use Issue – State Agency and User Group Round Table

    February 27, 2024 3:00PM – 3:50PM Virtual Via Zoom

    Expansion of large volume water use in the Prairie River is at a standstill with DNR and private funded temperature studies ongoing; what is the future of the water use in the Prairie River? CCA Credits are offered for this session.

  • Feb 27

    Small Batch Cheese Making

    February 27, 2024 6:00PM – 7:00PM Virtual Via Zoom

    We will be talking about making small batch cheeses: Topics covered will include where to get supplies; some processes, and storage of cheese.