2024 Midwest Chestnut Producers Annual Meeting

March 8, 2024 - March 9, 2024

Registration Deadline: March 1, 2024 - 12:00AM

W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, 3700 E Gull Lake Dr, Hickory Corners MI

Contact: Erin Lizotte, taylo548@msu.edu>

The Midwest Chestnut Producers Council (MCPC) Annual Meeting is held in collaboration with Michigan State University. This event is open to the public and offers a great opportunity for both novice and veteran growers to learn from each other and MSU faculty. This meeting serves as the premier networking and educational event for the Michigan chestnut industry. The meeting will include 1.5 days of grower-curated programming and will be held at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station located at 3700 E Gull Lake Drive in Hickory Corners, Michigan on March 8-9, 2024. The educational sessions include grower presentations, pest management topics, orchard management presentations and open forums for discussion on topics of interest.


Preregistration is required and payment will be collected at the door. Check or cash preferred. Registration closes on March 1st, so sign up today! Cancellations will be accepted until March 1, 2024.

Cost (paid at the door)
*MCPC members in good standing: $175
Nonmembers: $250
*Additional family/farm members (up to 4) may attend for $125 each, but each person must be registered separately! 

Lodging arrangements must be made individually and are not included in the registration costs To make arrangements, contact the Kellogg Biological Station at conference@kbs.msu.edu or 269-671-2400. 

MCPC Membership

Attendees may sign up to join the MCPC at the event. The cost to join is $50. Membership forms and payment (cash, check) will also be accepted at the door. 

The MCPC board will hold a business meeting as part of the annual meeting and asks that attendees consider serving on the board. The continued success of the MCPC depends on new and existing members communicating and getting involved! For more information, please contact current MCPC President Abby Johnson at oxheights@gmail.com.

Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Erin Lizotte at 231-944-6504 or taylo548@msu.edu. There is also an opportunity to request accommodations during the registration process. 


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Event Location

3700 East Gull Lake Drive Hickory Corners, MI 49060

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