2019 Farmer Education Day

Deb Holmes - LCFB Administrative Manager

The 2019 Farmer Education Day is being planned for Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at the Marion Township Hall, 2877 W. Coon Lake Road in Howell.  The event will begin at 8:30 am.  Farmer Education Day is held as a collaborative effort between Livingston County Farm Bureau and the Livingston Conservation District with the emphasis on educating local producers on current issues facing agriculture. 

Planned speakers for the event are:

Megan Warda who is the Wildlife Cooperative Coordinator for Michigan United Conservation Clubs.  We have asked Megan to discuss wildlife management practices.
Brian Jonckheere, Livingston County Drain Commissioner.  Brian is planning a discussion on WOTUS and the potential impact on local landowners.
Phil Kaatz, MSU Extension Educator
Craig Anderson,
Michigan Farm Bureau Ag Labor and Safety Services Manager to discuss Farm and Traffic Safety.

The program is still in the planning stages and will be approved for RUP credits.  Showerman Family Cooking will cater the event.  As the agenda is completed, details will be provided.  If you have suggestions for topics and/or speakers, please contact us at: [email protected]