MSU AgBioResearch, MSU Extension To Host Field Days Around The State This Summer

Growers and producers will have the chance to participate in field days across Michigan

Published online: Jun 02, 2024 News Cameron Rudolph
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East Lansing, Mich. — From June to September 2024, Michigan State University Extension and MSU AgBioResearch will host a series of field days on campus and at research and extension centers across Michigan.

The events are open to the public. Some are free, while others have registration fees. Please check details of the individual event for more information.

Topics of this year’s field days include management of dairy, dry beans, Christmas trees, potatoes, turfgrass and wheat, among many others.

If interested in attending, please see the event page below. If there is no event page, please contact the research center directly. Additional event information — and potentially new events — will be added to this story and the research center websites when possible.

  • June 14: Christmas Tree Field Day at the Horticultural Teaching and Research Center. 3291 N. College Road, Holt, MI 48842. 517-353-7878.
  • June 19: Dairy STEM Field Day at the MSU Agronomy Farm. 4450 Beaumont Road, Lansing, MI 48910. 517-355-2287.
  • June 19: Food Grains Field Day at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station. 3700 East Gull Lake Drive Hickory Corners, MI 49060. 269-671-5117.
  • June 25: Michigan Wheat Program Summer Field Day at the Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center. 3775 S. Reese Road, Frankenmuth, MI 48734. 989-652-8014.
  • June 26: Weed Tour Field Day at the MSU Plant Pathology Field Laboratory. 3735 N. College Road, Lansing, MI 48910. 517-355-2156.
  • July 31: 35th Annual Viticulture Field Day at the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center. 1791 Hillendale Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022. 269-944-1477.
  • Aug. 2: Organic Inspection Field Day at the North Farm (N5431 Rock River Road, Chatham, MI 49816) at the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center. E3774 University Drive, Chatham, MI 49816. 906-439-5114.
  • Aug. 8: Potato Field Day at the Montcalm Research Center. 4629 W. McBrides Road, Lakeview, MI 48850. 989-365-3473.
  • Aug. 10: 125th Anniversary Celebration at the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center. E3774 University Dr. Chatham, MI 49816. 906-439-5114.
  • Aug. 13: Farming for the Future Field Day at the West Central Michigan Research and Extension Center. 5185 N. Oceana Dr. Hart, MI 49420. 231-225-0443.
  • Aug. 14: Turfgrass Field Day at the Hancock Turfgrass Research Center. 4444 Farm Lane East Lansing, MI 48824. 517-353-3117.
  • Aug. 20: Bean and Beet Field Day at the Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center. 3775 S. Reese Road, Frankenmuth, MI 48734. 989-652-8014.
  • Aug. 22: Summer Bus Tour and Annual Field Day at the Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Center. 6686 S. Center Highway, Traverse City, MI 49684. 231-946-1510.
  • Sept. 5: Long-Term Agroecosystems Research Field Day at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station. 3700 East Gull Lake Drive Hickory Corners, MI 49060. 269-671-5117.
  • Sept. 23: Field Day at the Trevor Nichols Research Center. 6237 124th Avenue Fennville, MI 49408. 269-561-5040.

For more information, visit agbioresearch.msu.edu.