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On-Farm Research Field Day in Southwest Michigan

Aug. 17, 2021
8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Covered Bridge Farm County Park
56705 Covered Bridge Rd
Three Rivers, MI 49093

8 a.m. - Check-in and coffee/doughnuts
8:20 a.m. - Welcome and Intro
8:30 a.m. - Weather Effects on 2021 Soybeans and Lessons Learned – Mike Staton
9 a.m. - Soybean Agronomic Management – Manni Singh
9:30 a.m. - All Your Disease Questions Answered – Marty Chilvers
10 a.m. - On-Farm Hemp Research – Eric Anderson
10:30 a.m. - Break
10:45 a.m. - In-field Sensor Monitoring to Improve Irrigation Water Use Efficiency – Younsuk Dong
11:15 a.m. - End-of-Season Irrigation Considerations – Lyndon Kelley
11:45 a.m. - MAEAP - Key Points – Mike Censke
12 p.m. - Credits, Lunch and Adjourn

Cost is free due to generous funding from the Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee, but pre-registration is required by Aug. 13 to reserve a meal. Walk-ins will be accepted but no lunch is guaranteed.

COVID-19 UPDATE: We are planning for an in-person program for Aug. 5, 2021. However, we continue to monitor the evolution of the pandemic and how this might impact the event. We will decide as to whether it is necessary to postpone or change the format of the event prior to (Aug. 1, 2021). This decision will be based on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recommendations/guidelines from MSU, the State of Michigan, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health departments. You will be contacted regarding any changes or updates through the email you use to register.

Registration for On-Farm Research Field Day in Southwest Michigan is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on August 13, 2021.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information, contact Eric Anderson at eander32@msu.edu or 269-359-0565.