• Feb 22

    Vertebrae Pest Management in Field Crops

    February 22, 2024 11:00AM – 12:00PM Virtual Via Zoom

    Deer damage has been an issue for farmers for many years and continues to get worse. Learn more about vertebrae management in field crops including deer, voles and birds. (RUP and CCA Credits Offered)

  • Feb 22

    Online February Self-Care Series: Changing Negative Self-Talk

    February 22, 2024 12:00PM – 1:00PM

    The February Self-Care Series is for anyone who wants to learn skills to reduce stress and to increase enjoyment in their life, no matter the season. There’s no better month to celebrate self-love than February!

  • Feb 22

    The Rotation Effect

    February 22, 2024 1:00PM – 2:00PM Virtual Via Zoom

    You can’t beat the rotation effect according to research, but some farmers try. This session will talk about why rotation is important to the productivity of cropping systems and explore when a continuous crop could be used. (RUP and CCA Credits Offered)

  • Feb 22

    What MSU Extension Can Do For You!

    February 22, 2024 2:00PM – 3:00PM Virtual Via Zoom

    Extension has a presence across the state, yet it’s been called one of the best kept secrets in Michigan. What is Extension and what can it do for you? Learn a brief history of Cooperative Extension and the resources available through MSU Extension.

  • Feb 22

    Bowling Balls, Brushes and Branches: Improving Animal Care by Providing Enrichment Opportunities for Your Animals

    February 22, 2024 6:00PM – 7:00PM Virtual Via Zoom

    Learn more about enrichment opportunities for livestock - what it is; how it is defined, barriers and motivators; the five different categories, how we measure it and how to know when we are providing enough. Geared for small farms.

  • Feb 22

    The Hunt for Premium Carniolan Drones in SLOVENIA 2023 with Megan Mahoney

    February 22, 2024 7:00PM – 8:30PM Online Using Zoom

    The Michigan Beekeepers Association Spring Conference includes a series of pre-conference webinars with guest presenters!

  • Feb 23

    Beyond the Farmers Market: Evaluating Direct Market Channel Opportunities

    February 23, 2024 12:00PM – 1:00PM Virtual Via Zoom

    Where are you selling, or planning to sell your products? How do you make these decisions? We’ll talk about perceptions, realities, pros and cons of farmers markets, farm markets, CSAs, restaurant sales, institutional markets and more!

  • Feb 24

    4-H Alumni Tip-Off Reception

    February 24, 2024 12:30PM – 2:00PM MSU Campus, Breslin Center, 534 Birch Rd., East Lansing, MI 48824

    The Michigan 4-H Alumni Community is invited to an alumni reception prior to the 4-H Day at the Breslin event.

  • Feb 26

    Better Process Control School - February 2024

    February 26, 2024 – February 28, 2024 Erickson Hall, 620 Farm Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824

    The Better Process Control School offers an in-person course on food safety.

  • Feb 26

    Michigan Farmers Market Conference

    February 26, 2024 – February 27, 2024 MSU Plant and Soil Sciences Building, 1066 Bogue St, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA

    This annual conference reaches farmers market managers and stakeholders with information about the emerging trends in the Michigan farmers market community.