Michigan 4-H MSU Institute of Ag Technology Campus Tour Trip 2019

October 10, 2019 - October 11, 2019

Contact: Betty Jo Krosnicki at nashbett@msu.edu or 810-648-2515

Oct. 10-11, 2019
East Lansing, MI or Mt. Pleasant, MI

Whether you grew up on a farm or not, chances are there is a career opportunity waiting for you in the agriculture industry. Jobs in the agriculture field include technology, business, natural resources, plants and animals.  

The 4-H MSU Institute of Ag Technology Campus Tour trip will include campus tours at six of the campuses throughout Michigan where MSU offers IAT certificate programs. Certificate programs featured at these campuses will include: Ag Operations; Landscape Management; Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management; and Food Processing, Technology, and Safety. 

Michigan youth in grades 8-12.
This opportunity is limited to 50 people. Youth participants must be currently enrolled as a 4-H member; must have completed media/medical release form in 4-H Online. Parents may register to attend with child.


Oct. 10, 2019 (tentative pick up 7:45 a.m. Mt. Pleasant, 9 a.m. East Lansing)
Oct. 11, 2019 (tentative drop off 6:30 p.m. East Lansing, 8 p.m. Mt. Pleasant)
A final itinerary will be provided for all participants with details of the trip schedule and locations. 


Pick up locations in East Lansing and Mt Pleasant 
Campus tours at: Michigan State University, Wayne County Community College District Downriver, Monroe County Community College, Kellogg Community College, Glen Oaks Community College, and Southwestern Michigan College.


Register online by Oct. 1, 2019 

$75 per person (includes lodging, transportation, meals, tour). The majority of the costs for this trip will be paid from 4-H Commodity Carnival grant funds. All registration fees must be paid in full prior to the trip. The registration fee will not be refunded for cancellations after the registration deadline.

Full payment for your registration ($75) is required before the start date of the event (Oct. 10, 2019).  Your registration fee covers overnight lodging, meals (lunch Thursday to lunch Friday), and tour. 

Before completing the registration form, please have your payment information handy. Upon completion of the registration page, you will automatically be redirected to the credit card payment screen. Please only complete your payment here if you intend to pay the entire registration fee using your credit card; there is not an option on this screen to make a partial payment, and a refund may not be possible if you anticipate receiving a county scholarship.

Payments can be made by any of the following options. 

  • Credit Card—you pay the full registration fee using your credit card in the registration system. Participants needing to make a credit card payment for a remaining balance at a later date can do so by contacting Betty Jo Krosnicki at nashbett@msu.edu or 810-648-2515.
  • Check—if you do not have a credit card and need to make payment by check please mail your check to workshop coordinator (Sanilac MSU Extension, Attn: Betty Jo Krosnicki, 171 Dawson St. Suite 323, Sandusky, MI 48471. When the credit card screen comes up, close out of it.  If paying by check, please make check payable to Michigan State University.
  • 4-H County scholarship—your 4-H Program Coordinator is providing an MSU account number to cover your registration. When you reach the credit card payment screen, close out of the system; do not pay by credit card. Your 4-H Program Coordinator will need to provide the workshop coordinator with the MSU account number.
  • 4-H Council scholarship—your local 4-H Council is providing funding to cover part or all of your registration. When you reach the credit card payment screen, close out of the system; do not pay by credit card. A check from your 4-H Council should be mailed to the workshop coordinator.

Participants making payments other than by credit card during the registration process should alert the workshop coordinator at nashbett@msu.edu.  Any remaining balance after scholarships are applied is the responsibility of the workshop participant.  


4-H Commodity Carnival grant funded by National 4-H Council and CME Group


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