Calendar

A multitude of sessions will take place from February 27 - March 10, 2023 as part of the MI Ag Ideas to Grow With virtual conference. Explore the tracks, corresponding sessions and learn more using the links to the right. Below you will find an overview of the schedule.

Several sessions will offer RUP and/or CCA credits to eligible attendees.

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

February 27
9 a.m. - WATER - Dealing with Heavy Rainfall in a Changing Climate

10 a.m. - WATER - Mole Drains: A Cheap Alternative to Subsurface Tile Drainage

11 a.m. - WATER - Recommendations for Improving Irrigation Water Use Efficiency

12 p.m. - FRUIT - History of Fruit Production

1 p.m. - WATER - 2022 Irrigation: A Year in Review

2 p.m. - WATER - Is Michigan's Large Volume Water Use Affecting Natural Resources

6p.m. - ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
February 28
8 a.m. - FIELD CROPS - Drones in Agriculture: Scouting and Spraying

9 a.m. - FIELD CROPS- Diagnosing Herbicide Injury

10 a.m. - FIELD CROPS - Designing Cropping Systems for Healthier Soils, Improved Biodiversity, and more Profit

11 a.m. - FIELD CROPS

12 p.m. - FRUIT - Michigan's Small Fruit Industry

6 p.m. - ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
March 1
10 a.m. - FARM BUSINESS - Turning Your Business into a Hobby

11 a.m. - FARM BUSINESS - Building the Right Succession Plan for Your Farm

12 p.m. - FRUIT - Michigan's Tree Fruit industry

6 p.m. - ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
March  2
10 a.m. - COMMUNITY FOOD SYSTEMS - Growing For Schools: Crop Production and Planning

12 p.m. - FRUIT - New Technologies for Fruit Production in Michigan

6 p.m. - ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
March  3
10 a.m. - COMMUNITY FOOD SYSTEMS - Pricing for Schools: Understanding for Costs, Margins, Limitations, and Opportunities


March 6
2 p.m. - ENVIRONMENT - Manure Haulers Testimonial

6 p.m. - ANIMAL AGRICULTURE

March 7
2 p.m. - ENVIRONMENTAL - Solar Weed Control

6 p.m. - ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
March 8
10 a.m. - FARM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT FOR BEGINNERS

11 p.m. - FARM STRESS - Facing Challenging Times on the Farm

2 p.m. - ENVIRONMENT - Conservation Cost Share Round-Up

6 p.m. - ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
March 9
10 a.m. - COMMUNITY FOOD SYSTEMS - Growing for Schools: Product Development and Processing Partnerships

2 p.m. - ENVIRONMENT - Local Government

6 p.m. - ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
March 10
10 a.m. - COMMUNITY FOOD SYSTEMS - Growing for ECE: Insights into the Growing Early Care and Education Market

2 p.m. ENVIRONMENT - Water Quality