Upcoming MAEAP Training Reminders

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Please see below for important Training Dates.  The training plan with additional links to webinars and resources can be found at http://macd.org/maeap/maeap-home.html

Water Fundamentals and Water Wells Training

Next week!  February 15, 2017, 9am-4pm

MAEAP will host core training on Water Fundamentals and Water Wells.  Register at https://waterfundamentals.eventbrite.com


Crop*A*Syst Training

On March 30-31, 2017, training on the Cropping Assessment Tool will be held at Agroliquid in St Johns, MI, Clinton County.  This will be a great opportunity to learn more about the tool and how to work with a landowner.  Newly added to this training will be presentations from A&L Labs on soil sampling procedures, reading a soil report, and nutrient recommendations.  

This is a core training session that addresses the Cropping System.  To register, visit https://casmaeap.eventbrite.com.  


Crops 101 Trainings

Crops 101 Conservation Tillage – March 15 - MSUE Crop and Soils HQ

Crops 101 Wind Erosion (WEPS) - March 21 - NRCS State Office, Conference Room B

Crops 101 Water Erosion (RUSLE2) - March 23 - NRCS State Office, Conference Room B

If you are not already signed up for the classes, Conservation District staff should sign up in Ag Learn or contact Mike Stermock at Mike.Stermock@mi.usda.gov and CC Jerry.Grigar@mi.usda.gov



If you attended Tree Fruit IPM Feb 1-3, and are seeking specialization, email me proof of registration.

If you have questions on how to meet the specialization requirements, please let me know. 


MACD 2017 dates

Summer Conference in Bay City – June 4-6

Annual Convention in Bellaire – Nov 1-3


Andrea Stay

Grants and MAEAP Training Liaison

Environmental Stewardship Division

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Phone: 517-285-7482