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Underground Innovations 2023

January 23, 2023 @ 10:00 am - January 24, 2023 @ 3:00 pm UTC-5


Featuring information on cover crops, strip-till, no-till, relay cropping, food grade grains, intercropping, new crops, precision technology and new crop markets. Speakers will share how they’ve come to adopt new practices on their farms, how they’ve gotten to this point, and where they are looking to go in the future. Network with producers from across Michigan and beyond to help take ideas home to implement on your own operations.

The $150 fee covers registration and snacks and lunch on Jan 23 and Jan 24 at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Room block available at Bavarian Inn Lodge; $105/night standard room. Reservations can be made by calling 1-855-652-7200. Please have the group number (13I64S) as reference when calling to get the group rate.

Full agenda coming soon! Speakers include:

~Alison Babb, Empire Malting

~Jon Reese, Indiana farmer

~Claire Smith, Tenera Grains

~Jason Federer, Indiana farmer

~Steve Tait, Michigan farmer

~Wayne Bierlein, Michigan farmer

~Tony Fedewa, with Snider Farms

~Lisa Woodke & Mike Fassezke, Star of the West

~Matt Schwab, Michigan farmer

~Etienne Herrick, Univ. of Michigan

~Christine Johnson, Illinois farmer & Midwest GRIT

~Jenelle Jagmin,Michigan Craft Beverage Council, MDARD

~Alyssa Hartman, Artisan Grain Collaborative

For updates, follow the event on Twitter using #MiAAunderground and follow accounts @MiAgAdvance and @KBS_LTER


January 23, 2023 @ 10:00 am UTC-5
January 24, 2023 @ 3:00 pm UTC-5


Michigan Agriculture Advancement
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Bavarian Inn Lodge
1 Covered Bridge Lane
Frankenmuth, MI 48734 United States
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