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MI Ag Ideas to Grow With

Feb. 15-19, 2021

Online Virtual Event

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension invites you to participate in the 2021 MI Ag Ideas to Grow With conference to be held virtually, Feb. 15-19, 2021. This unique event combines past MSU Extension events such as Ag Action Day, Branch County Farmers Day, and Southwest Michigan Horticulture Days into one cumulative week-long program encompassing many aspects of the agricultural industry. While this program will be offered virtually this year, it will continue to provide the same outstanding educational information to the public.

Educational Content

This week-long educational experience will feature tracks focused on agriculture, food safety and home gardening. Tracks will be held daily with sessions occurring at the top of every hour. Sessions will be held using the Zoom platform. More detailed information can be found on the MI Ag Ideas to Grow With conference website:

There is no cost to register, but pre-registration is required. Register now by scrolling down and clicking on the green button under Participant Registration.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Financial support was provided by North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE). This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, through the North Central Region SARE program. USDA is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Platinum Sponsors

Nutrien Ag Solutions

Gold Sponsors

Crystal Flash
GreenMark Equipment
Michigan Pork Producers Association
Michigan State Horticultural Society

Silver Sponsors

Downer Well Drilling 
Southern Bank and Trust
Individual Contribution in honor of the 4-H Program

Bronze Sponsors

Ceres Solution, Inc.
Cushman Creek Supply
In honor of the great Dale Brown


We invite anyone interested to financially support the 2021 MI Ag Ideas to Grow With conference and college scholarship opportunity. Sponsorship funds will enable us to offer the full conference to participants at no charge and enable us to close caption sessions to make them accessible online for extended viewing after the conference. In addition, a portion of the sponsorship funds raised will be used to provide scholarships for 4-H and/or FFA students to continue their agricultural education. To financially support the conference and scholarship opportunity, click on the green button below that says "Sponsor / Contribute to the Scholarship." Sponsorship recognition will done as is possible based on the commitment date.


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 more information contact Betsy Braid at or 517-884-7081.