Jul 24, 2013
Hort center open house scheduled for Aug. 22

The NW Michigan Horticultural Research Center’s annual open house is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 22.

This year, in addition to an equipment show, the annual wine tasting and dinner, the open house will include a Michigan State University Town Hall meeting with Fred Poston, dean of MSU’s ag college, Doug Buhler, director of MSU AgBioResearch, Tom Coon, director of MSU Extension, Kelly Millenbah, an associate dean, and Mark Burnham, MSU vice president for governmental affairs.

The proposed schedule for the day is as follows:

  • 1 – Grounds open to exhibit area
  • 1-3 – MSU Town hall meeting
  • 3-4:30 – Wagon tours featuring MSU specialists
  • 4:30-5:30 – Meet with the equipment vendors
  • 5:30-6:15 – Social hour
  • 6:15 – Dinner and Leelanau Horticultural Society annual meeting

To reserve or purchase a dinner ticket, call 231-256-9888 or email Annette. Ticket cost is $10 per person.

Tags: ,

Current Issue

Cover image of Fruit Growers News (FGN) June 2024 issue.

Modern solar and storage technology can help apple packers stand out

Labor report: Fruit and vegetable growers voice concerns in 2024 labor survey

Tenerelli Orchards exits wholesale, focuses on farmers markets, u-pick

Protecting water supplies through vineyard groundwater recharge

Fresh Views: Pollinator habitats

Farm Market & Agritourism

Ag Labor Review

see all current issue »

Be sure to check out our other specialty agriculture brands

produceprocessingsm Organic Grower