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Feb. 2-3 are the dates for Southwest Michigan Horticultural Days

The 2022 Southwest Michigan Horticultural Days will be Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 2 and 3, at Lake Michigan College’s Mendel Center in Benton Harbor, Michigan, hosted by the Michigan Grape Society, Michigan State University (MSU) Extension and Lake Michigan College... more »

March 12 is date set for Mid-Ohio Small Farm Conference

Ohio State University (OSU) Extension Mid-Ohio Small Farm Conference, "Sowing Seeds for Success," is scheduled for March 12. This new and small farm conferences provide connections that will last long after the event, organizers said... more »

Nick Vorsa gets Service to Industry Award from Wisconsin Cranberry Growers

Rutgers professor of plant biology Nicholi Vorsa was named as a 2022 recipient of the Service to Industry Award at the December 2021 Board of Directors meeting of the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association (WSCGA). The WSCGA... more »

Wisconsin researchers share findings with regional growers

University of Wisconsin-Madison (CALS) scientists will contribute expertise during two upcoming large farmer educational conferences that support the state’s diverse vegetable and fruit industries. These annual events attract hundreds of participants and showcase recent research... more »

Osage facility environmental initiatives planned by Valent BioSciences

Valent BioSciences LLC announced Jan. 12 that it is undertaking two major environmental initiatives at its biorational manufacturing facility in Osage, Iowa. They include a new prairie restoration project and solar field, both situated on... more »

Michigan Wine Collaborative using funds to develop unified brand image

The Michigan Wine Collaborative (MWC) is the non-profit voice of the Michigan wine industry. Run, driven, and funded by members and volunteers, all of our member dues go back into projects aimed at propelling the... more »

Iowa Specialty Producers Conference Is Feb. 9-10

Specialty crop producers can hone their skills and receive timely updates Feb. 9-10, as the Iowa Specialty Producers Conference returns for the third year, at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny. The two-day event will... more »

2022 Wisconsin Cranberry School goes virtual

The Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association (WSCGA) has changed its upcoming Cranberry School to a virtual event. "The health and safety of our cranberry community, speakers, and Cranberry School attendees is our No. 1 priority,"... more »

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