Upcoming Events

Stay tuned for upcoming events! Check out our past events below.

Past Events

 Field Day: Sustainable Cropping Systems for the Future

Friday September 15 | Hickory Corners, MI 

What could a more sustainable rowcrop system look like?

The dirty details: how do we do it?

Tools at Twilight: Soil & Water Management Field Day & Demonstrations

Wednesday September 13, 2023 | Monroe, MI

Attendees expanded their knowledge and awareness of topics like strip tillage, cover crop timing, and field drainage through demonstrations and education from extension specialists and growers who have integrated improved farming methods into their operations. The pros and cons of different management practices were discussed and seen in action.


2023 Nutrient Management Field Day

Thursday, August 17th, 2023 | Waldron, MI

The 2023 Nutrient Management Field Day was hosted by Jay and Kelli Williams on Thursday, August 17th, 2023 at Stoney Ridge Farms. Michigan State University Extension, Hillsdale Conservation District, Hillsdale County Farm Bureau, and the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NCRC) partnered to present the field day. 

This year's the event featured Mitchell Hora as the keynote speaker. Mitchell Hora is a seventh-generation farmer and the founder of Continuum. Mitchell has built their footprints to 40 states and 50 countries, launching the first soil health data tool TopSoil in 2020. In the afternoon, there was be a farm safety and grain bin rescue demonstration. 

Washtenaw County Conservation District Field Day

Thursday August 10, 2023 | Saline, MI

Washtenaw County Conservation District hosted an amazing Field Day at Noble Organics Farm located at 6760 Noble Rd. Saline, MI 48176. Four expert speakers spoke at this event. There was also be a weed zapper demonstration by Pond Hill Sales. 

Image of attendees at last year's Washtenaw County Conservation District's Field Day.
Image of the Center for Excellence's logo.

Center for Excellence Field Day

Wednesday August 9, 2023 | Clayton, MI

The Center for Excellence Field Day, was hosted by Lenewee County District at Bakerlads Farm. The field day offered a variety of speakers and presenters that included topics such as soybeans, phosphorous management, new crop data, and singulation. 

WLEB FLG Annual Meeting and Farm Tour

Thursday July 20, 2023 | Tipton, MI

The Western Lake Erie Basin Farmer-Led Watershed Conversation Group met for the Annual Meeting and Farm Tour on Thursday, July 20, 2023, at Heath and Bob Platt's Paragon Farms. 

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Conservation Technology Information Center's Conservation in Action Tour

July 10- July 11, 2023 | Frankenmuth, MI

2023's tour theme, Experiencing Conservation in Supply Chains, helped connect the circle from farmer to consumer. At this event, perspectives of farmers, input suppliers, and processors to dig deep into sustainable, climate-smart food production. 

Frankenmuth Michigan was the perfect place for this tour—farmers around “Little Bavaria” produce not only corn, soybeans and dairy, but also potatoes, sugar beets, dry beans and more. Beyond the crops, there’s the people: every year, the CTIC Conservation in Action Tour brings a wide variety of attendees from different backgrounds and experiences.