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Underground Innovations 2024

February 7 @ 10:00 am - February 8 @ 4:00 pm UTC-5

Underground Innovations 2024

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 “early bird” registration fee of $150 ends on Dec 31, 2023. Regular admission is $175. If cost is an issue, please reach out to Julie Doll ( to see if there are scholarships available at this time.

The fees cover registration, snacks, and lunch on February 7-8 at the Bavarian Inn Lodge. Tickets are not refundable, however, tickets can be transferred to a guest of your choice.

Room block available¬†at Bavarian Inn Lodge through January 6. Reservations can be made by calling 1-855-652-7200. Please mention “Underground Innovations” when calling to get the group rate.

Full agenda coming soon! We are very excited about our speaker lineup:

~Les Seiler, Ohio farmer
~Marc Hasenick, Michigan farmer
~Emily Macdonald, Michigan farmer
~Wesley Rieth, Michigan farmer
~Joel Layman, Michigan farmer
~Lisa Szymanski, Michigan farmer
~George McManus, Michigan farmer
~Tom Hess, Michigan farmer
~James Weber, Michigan farmer
~Becky Huttenga, MI Farm Link, Ottawa County
~Jill Dohner, Michigan farmer and MI Farm Link
~Tim Boring, Michigan Dept of Agriculture & Rural Development
~Chad Munger, Mammoth Distilling

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


February 7 @ 10:00 am UTC-5
February 8 @ 4:00 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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