“What’s Growing In My Garden?”

“What’s Growing In My Garden?” – June 2nd   Have you always wanted to know what that plant is that appears in your garden, flower bed, or landscape? Is it a flower or weed? Invasive or native? Medicinal, edible or toxic? Here’s your opportunity to find out. On Friday, June 2nd, from 4 pm to […]

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Posted on May 22nd, 2017 By

Butterfly Flyways Conservation Event

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Posted on April 5th, 2017 By

Eyes on the Forest Workshop

We Need Your Eyes on the Forest! Attend this FREE two hour presentation to learn about different forest pests found in Osceola, Lake and Mecosta Counties. Join us on Tuesday, February 28th, from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, at the Reed City Depot (200 N. Chestnut) to learn about destructive forests pests, what to look for and where […]

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Posted on February 14th, 2017 By

Saturday March 11 — 2nd Annual Highland Agriculture and Natural Resources Conference in Cadillac

Highland Agriculture and Natural Resources Conference 3/11/2017 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Registration 9:15 a.m. – 3 p.m. Educational Sessions Baker College 9600 E 13th St. Cadillac, MI 49601 Michigan State University Extension, in partnership with the Missaukee, Osceola and Wexford County Conservation Districts, and NRCS Offices is pleased to announce the second annual Highland Ag Conference. The conference is […]

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Posted on February 1st, 2017 By

News Release: Chronic Wasting Disease Found In Two Mecosta County Deer

January 2017 – Two female deer from a deer farm in Mecosta County have confirmed cases of Chronic Wasting Disease, the Department of Agriculture and Rural development said Friday. Chronic Wasting Disease is a fatal neurological disease that affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose. The Mecosta deer mark the second time the disease […]

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Posted on January 30th, 2017 By

Clare County Field Day

Clare County Field Day Join us October 19th from 5:30-7:30pm at the Stamper Farm: 10950 Bailey Drive Harrison, MI 48625 For a field tour discussing cover crops for soil health, forage, and water quality This is a MAEAP Phase 1 Event Refreshments from the Fruitful Orchard will be provided and we will also have door […]

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Posted on October 6th, 2016 By

Aquatic Invasive Species Presentation

An Aquatic Invasive Species Presentation will be held on Friday, September 30, 2016, 10 am to 12 noon, at the Paris Park Fish Hatchery, Paris, MI. You will learn identification, treatment, stopping the spread, as well as a boat washing demonstration. This is a free event and open to the public.

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Posted on August 26th, 2016 By

September 20, 2016: Osceola County Soil Health Field Day

Mark your calendars! Our 2016 Soil Health Field Day starting at Sunshine Acres Dairy Farm located at 22149 70th Ave, Marion, MI 49665 is scheduled for September 20th from 3:00-7:00 PM.  Our first meeting spot will be at the intersection of 70th Avenue & Hibma Road right near the farm.  At our field stops we […]

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Posted on August 10th, 2016 By

Can Hinge-cutting Have Potential Negatives Effects on Your Forest?

Let me begin by saying, I love my deer and deer hunting as much as anyone out there. Just like many of you, I plan my vacations around the deer hunting seasons. “Deer talk” isn’t just something that happens during “the” season. It is a part of life year round in my camp. My passion […]

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Posted on April 5th, 2016 By

Local Food Movie Night – February 25th – Cranker’s Brewery

Local food is an important tool in growing a community (no pun intended) and it is often overlooked. Ward Vegetables along with Cranker’s  Brewery and other local farms want to introduce as many people to the local food concept as possible. What better way than to show a positive movie (about 70 minutes) telling the story […]

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Posted on February 16th, 2016 By