MSU Agriculture Innovation Day 

When: July 26, 2019

Where: Michigan State University Farms, 3750 N. College Rd., Lansing, Michigan

In 2019, producers will gather at MSU Farms in Lansing, Michigan, where experts from throughout the country will detail how implementing technology that aids in decision-making can improve yields, increase profit margins and reduce environmental impacts.

The free event, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., features nine field-based sessions focused on specific technological aids that will assist producers in making farm technology goals. Registration begins at 8 a.m.

Following a brief welcome at 8:30 a.m., morning sessions begin at 9 a.m. and run consecutively with participants having an opportunity to rotate to each session. Wagons are provided to transport participants between sessions. A lunch break and program will take place at 12:15 p.m. Following lunch, participants will board wagons to attend afternoon sessions.

Detailed Agenda

8:00 a.m. 

Check-in and Registration

8:30 a.m.


8:45 a.m.

Load Wagons

9:00 - 11:40 a.m. 

Educational Sessions:

  • Smart Ag: Where is it Going?

  • There's an Ag App for That

  • Precision Soil Sampling: Every Farm Needs It!

  • Remote Sensing to Develop a Prescription Map

  • Planter Calibration: Seed Placement Pays

12:15 p.m.

Lunch and Program

1:30 p.m.

Load Wagons

1:45 - 4:45 p.m.

Educational Sessions:

  • The Art and Science of Variable Rate Seeding

  • Yield Monitor Data and Proper Calibration

  • Feeding Crops with Sensor-Based Variable Rate Nitrogen Technology

  • Using the Michigan EnviroImpact Tool when Applying Manure


MSU Agriculture Innovation Day 2019 Map and Agenda

July 9, 2019

2019 MSU Agriculture Innovation Day Focus on Precision Technology that Pays map and agenda


Focus on precision: Technology that pays

July 26, 2019

The Michigan State University (MSU) Agriculture Innovation Day is an annual event that focuses in-depth education on critical topics