Camaraderie and thankfulness seemed to radiate from apple growers in West Central Michigan on Aug. 5 as they dedicated a newly built tree fruit research station funded with a sizable private investment in the nonprofit effort. A large meeting room outside Hart, Michigan, was filled to the brim for the...
During Montana State University’s Celebrate Agriculture Weekend on November 12-13, Dave Kelsey of Molt will receiving the Outstanding Agriculture Leader Award. The award is given to a Montana agriculturalist who embodies service, engagement and community impact, and we here at Northern Ag Network can think of no one better to receive the award than Dave Kelsey.
TRAVERSE CITY — Gardeners interested in preparing your garden for winter can learn more at the next meeting of the Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 5 virtually. The virtual meeting is open to the public. The event is free to MGANM members and a $5 donation is requested for non-members. To register go to MGANM.org. by September 30.
The 2021 Fall Flower & Garden Fest will return to an in-person event but will be modified because of the persistently high number of COVID-19 cases. The fest will be held 9 a.m. to noon daily Oct. 4-8 at the Mississippi State University Truck Crops Branch Experiment Station in Crystal Springs.
The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department is teaming up with MSU Extension to keep kids off of drugs. It’s called “Hidden in Plain Sight,” an information trailer for parents to learn the clues to where their kids might hide drugs. The idea started three years ago, but finally became reality the...
CADILLAC — The colors of fall are finally coming to Cadillac. Northern Michigan is getting ready to leave behind a sweltering summer in exchange for a crisp autumn, and that means a visible array of red, orange, yellow, purple and brown leaves. For the northern lower peninsula, fall color peak...
Two Michigan organizations are working together to guide regions using federal COVID-19 funding. The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) awarded $150 billion to local and tribal governments to help recover from COVID-19. The Michigan Association of Regions and Michigan State University Extension are hosting a workshop to advise local officials...
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Gardeners interested in preparing their garden for winter can learn more next month from the Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan. Brian Zimmerman and Tom Ford will present tips for garden preparations for winter at the 6:30 p.m. virtual meeting of the Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan on Oct. 5.
From opening to closing, the midway was swarming with school-age youth Monday for "Kids Day" at the St. Joseph County Grange Fair. With free admission and a half-day free from school for local students, it was the perfect opportunity to indulge at the fair. As the sun began to set,...
The Northern Lakes Economic Alliance (NLEA) has introduced a new program that provides space for entrepreneurs to grow ideas and access capital. This first event was for indigipreneurs in the region looking to pitch their start-up or growth idea for a chance to receive funding. The event also provides connections within the NLEA business, resource and financing networks as well as access to early-stage funding and the potential to meet other inventors and investors.
The Powder River Trails organization is organizing a community walk, “Still I Walk”, to raise awareness about mental health. Raising awareness about mental health issues including anxiety, depression or substance misuse is vital for ending the stigma surrounding mental health. Increasing awareness helps people understand they are not alone. “It’s...
MANISTIQUE – Tracie Abram, a social-emotional health and disease prevention and management health educator with Michigan State University Extension, is continuing virtual programming as well as providing in-person group/ classroom programming to the residents of Schoolcraft County. Virtual programs require participants to register online using the web addresses below. -RELAX: Alternatives to Anger: A four-session virtual series that provides stress […]
A summer concert series in a remote town of 900, a vibrant childcare center in an abandoned school and a tourism strategy to attract more visitors are some of the Montana-based stories that will be highlighted on Sept. 27, as part of the statewide Reimagining Rural Virtual Gathering. The leaders...
A summer concert series in a remote town of 900, a vibrant childcare center in an abandoned school and a tourism strategy to attract more visitors are some of the Montana-based stories that will be highlighted on September 27th as part of the statewide Reimagining Rural Virtual Gathering. The leaders...
The higher-than-normal temperatures that are predicted to occur for the rest of September will cause soybeans to dry down rapidly and moisture levels can easily drop below 10%. This increases the potential for shatter losses, higher discounts due to split beans and reduced delivery weight. When moisture levels fall below...