2023 Agriculture for Tomorrow Conference

March 8, 2023
9:15 a.m. - 4:05 p.m. (ET)

Bay de Noc Community College Main Campus
Joseph Heirman University Center
2001 N. Lincoln Road
Escanaba, MI 49828

Do you farm for profit and/or have land and are wondering what to do with it? Do you want the latest crop, livestock and farm management information for the U.P.? If so, Michigan State University Extension’s Agriculture for Tomorrow Conference is something you won’t want to miss! Get the latest information and ideas from MSU Extension, other farmers and industry experts.

There will be 16 different sessions offered, including topics for big farms, smaller farms, conventional & organic, diversified farms and homestead (non-commercial) producers. Each participant can attend four break-out classes.

Keynote Address:  Findings of the UP Food Hub Feasibility Study—Hear from the Director of NMU’s Center for Rural Health, Elise Bur, about the challenges and opportunities related to local food supply, aggregation, and distribution based on input from over 100 UP stakeholders.

Participant Registration:  Register early, before March 1, to receive a $10 discount!!!  Cost to register is $30 by mail or online.  After March 1, 2023, the cost is $40 to register at the door.  Lunch and materials are included in the cost.

Sponsor/Exhibitor Registration:  Agricultural companies and organizations are invited to sponsor the conference and/or exhibit at the event trade show.  Sponsorships of $50+ are eligible for one complimentary trade show booth and conference registration.  Non-profit organizations are eligible for a free trade show booth.  If you plan to sponsor the conference or represent a non-profit, please use the Sponsor/Exhibitor Registration process and indicate if you plan to attend the conference sessions and/or exhibit at the trade show.


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 Frank Wardynski, MSU Extension, at 906-884-4386 or wardynsk@msu.edu.