Midwest

Michigan Spring Peach Meeting in hybrid format is March 8

The 2022 Michigan Spring Peach Meeting is a popular annual meeting in Michigan and the region to learn about this crop. This will be one full-day program with both in person and on-line virtual options... more »

Online MI Ag Ideas to Grow With Conference planned for Feb. 28-March 31

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension is offering the 2022 MI Ag Ideas to Grow With conference, held virtually, Feb. 28-March 31. This event was created in 2021 to provide an opportunity for education in lieu... more »

Continuation of Michigan Blueberry Research & Education Program sought

Michigan’s blueberry growers have an opportunity to vote on whether to continue the Michigan Blueberry Research and Education Program in a referendum conducted by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) beginning Feb.... more »

GreenStone supports ag with $40,000 in CultivateGrowth Grants

GreenStone is supporting the next generation of agriculture by providing $40,000 to young, beginning, and small farmers through 2022 CultivateGrowth Grants. Whether applicants are starting a business or taking over a generational farm, the CultivateGrowth Grant... more »

MDARD, NASDA webinar set on proposed changes to ag water rule

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) will host a North Central Region webinar to discuss the recently released U.S. Food and Drug... more »

Michigan Craft Beverage Council names 13 recipients of 2022 research grants

The Michigan Craft Beverage Council (MCBC) has announced 13 projects will receive funding through its 2022 research grant program. MCBC recommended $335,000 in project support for research and education, advancing agricultural inputs for craft beer,... more »

New and Small Farm Conference planned for Ohio

Ohio State Extension announced plans to host a Small Farm Conference in Mansfield on March 12. The theme for this year’s Mid-Ohio Small Farm Conference is “Sowing Seeds for Success.” Conference sessions topics are geared... more »

Exporter of the Year and Rising Star Awards’ entries sought in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development is launching a search for the 2022 Michigan's "Ag Exporter of the Year." Each year, the department recognizes a leading food or agriculture exporter by presenting the... more »

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