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Livestock on the Small Farm-2018 Short Courses (Chatham)

LIVESTOCK ON THE SMALL FARM - MSU North Farm - 2018 Short Courses: Small Farm and Homestead Skills

Sponsoring Organization: MSU North Farm

Date: Sunday, June 10, 2018

Start Time: 1:00 p.m.

End Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location : N5431 Rock River Road, Chatham, MI. 49816

Description of the Event: 

The North Farm is hosting a series of short courses starting in June on topics designed for market gardeners, small farms, and skill-seekers interested in gardening and farming. These workshops are an in-depth exploration of farming fundamentals and best practices taught by multiple instructors.

Each course will begin at 1 p.m. at MSU North Farm, then move to visit other farms in Alger County for four afternoon-long learning sessions with an emphasis on demonstration and hands-on activities so you can practice what you learn in class with other farmers and gardeners.

**Workshops qualify for education hours for MSU Extension Master Gardeners and MAEAP Phase 1 credit** 

$30 for each course/$100 for all 4 courses

Farm rate for multiple attendees from one farm - $45 for each course/$150 for all 4 courses

Refreshments and snacks are provided. Meet at N5431 Rock River Road in Chatham, MI 49816, then travel to farm visit locations. 

LIVESTOCK ON THE SMALL FARM · June 10 · 1 - 5 p.m.

Livestock can be a great addition to the small farm or homestead, providing a wide range of benefits, including land management services, meat, fiber, and income. This workshop will focus on the basics of pig and sheep management for the small-scale producer with presentations by Ben and Denise Bartlett, Log Cabin Livestock and Dale Rozeboom, MSU Animal Science.


Education Credit Hours: 4.0

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