• Feb 25

    Getting Started with Beekeeping at Michigan Family Farms Conference

    February 25, 2023 9:00AM – 4:45PM Kalamazoo Valley Community College (Texas Township Campus), 6767 W O Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49009

    The Michigan Family Farms Conference offers multiple educational opportunities, including a session for people interested in learning to keep honey bees and support pollinator health

  • Feb 27

    MI Ag Ideas to Grow With

    February 27, 2023 – March 10, 2023 Online Using Zoom

    Unique virtual experience encompassing all aspects of the Agricutural industry.

  • Feb 27

    Getting Started with Beekeeping at Michigan Ag Ideas to Grow With Conference

    February 27, 2023 6:00PM – 7:00PM Online using Zoom

    The Michigan Ag Ideas to Grow With virtual conference offers multiple educational opportunities, including a session for people interested in learning to keep honey bees and support pollinator health

  • Feb 28

    Small Flock Poultry Management

    February 28, 2023 6:00PM – 7:00PM Virtual Via Zoom

    Raising chickens can be a fun activity for families regardless of if they live on a “farm” or not. In this session you will learn basics of poultry management that will set you on the right path to keeping your birds healthy, happy, and productive!

  • Mar 1

    Biosecurity Basics to Prevent the Spread of Disease

    March 1, 2023 6:00PM – 7:00PM Virtual Via Zoom

    Biosecurity isn’t as hard as you might think! Participants will learn easy-to-follow, everyday practices will help reduce the spread of pathogens among animal communities and help keep their animals safe from disease.

  • Mar 2

    The Michigan Manure Hauler Certification Program Value Proposition

    March 2, 2023 6:00PM – 7:00PM Virtual Via Zoom

    This presentation will explain what the certification program is and why farmers will want to hire manure applicators who are certified through the Michigan Manure Hauler Certification Program.

  • Mar 6

    Horse Farm Emergency Preparedness

    March 6, 2023 6:00PM – 7:00PM Virtual Via Zoom

    This presentation will discuss the importance and considerations for preparing your horse farm in the event of an emergency.

  • Mar 7

    Managing the Health of Your Livestock, Parasite Control and Management Plans for Small Farms

    March 7, 2023 6:00PM – 7:00PM Virtual Via Zoom

    Parasite infections affect animal health and productivity. Understanding how to manage these risks, developing a deworming plan, knowing the differences between deworming products and selecting what to use will be addressed during this session.

  • Mar 8

    Marketing Animal Products at Farmer’s Markets in Michigan

    March 8, 2023 6:00PM – 7:00PM Virtual Via Zoom

    This presentation will cover marketing animal products (milk, meat, eggs) at farmer’s markets in Michigan. We will look at MDARD requirements and personal experiences.