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Forest Resource Management--2018 Short Courses (Chatham)

Small Farm and Homestead Skills

Sponsoring Organization: MSU North Farm

Date: Sunday, September 30, 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. 

FOREST RESOURCE MANAGEMENT · September 30 · 1 - 5 p.m.

Wooded areas can provide food, fuel, and habitat for wildlife. Find out about forest resource management, developing a forest management plan, and identifying the value of that may lie just outside your back door with Dan and Mary Rabine, Reh-Morr Farm, Holly Wendrick, MAEAP, and Matt Watkeys, District Forester.


Education Credit Hours: 4.0

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