Field Day: Sustainable Cropping Systems for the Future
Friday September 15 | Hickory Corners, MI
What could a more sustainable rowcrop system look like?
Five-crop rotation, cover crops, precision decisions, no-till & residue management
But can this be profitable?
The dirty details: how do we do it?
Precision farm management & prairie strips
Fine-tuning conservation practices (crop diversity, double cropping, etc.)
Tools at Twilight: Soil & Water Management Field Day & Demonstrations
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.
Washtenaw County Conservation District Field Day
Thursday August 10, 2023 | Saline, MI
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.
This event is supported with partial funding from the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation.
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.
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.