For more on sustainable agriculture and other issues important to Michigan agriculture be sure to attend the January 26, 2012 Michigan Ag Commodities Educational Expo (MACEE). The Expo will be held from 9:00am to 3:30pm at the Lansing Center, Lansing, MI. Early registration is $75.00 through January 5, 2012 and $90.00 thereafter. To register for the Expo go to: http://bit.ly/MACEE.
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Source: Gerald May, Michigan State University Extension