Michigan State University Set To Host 99th Annual ANR Week

This year's events include educational programs on topics ranging from conservation stewardship to artisan cheesemaking.

Published on: Feb 3, 2014

Gardeners, farmers, foresters and families interested in animals, plants, land and water are invited to Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Week, Feb. 28-March 8, 2014. The annual event, formerly known as Farmers' Week, is hosted by the Michigan State University (MSU) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, MSU Extension and MSU AgBioResearch.

Programs this year include:

•Birding 101: A Beginner's Guide to Birding
March 1 – This workshop is sponsored by Michigan Audubon and the Quiet Water Symposium. It will explore the use of     binoculars and field guides, and cover bird identification and habitat.

Michigan State University Set To Host 99th Annual ANR Week
Michigan State University Set To Host 99th Annual ANR Week

•Forage Technology Conference    
March 6 – This conference, sponsored by MSU Extension, the Michigan Forage Council and the Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative, will feature     innovative researchers, industry representatives and cutting-edge farmers.     They will speak on topics such as grazing management, use of cover crops as forage, hay and haylage production, and corn silage production.