8. Organic Research Symposium Call for Papers 

This is your chance to share your research and expertise about organic
production and marketing systems. Please join Michigan State University
and Michigan State Extension Educators for an exciting first time event
during Ag and Natural Resource Week,  On March 5 you are invited to
participate in a half day session of 10 minute presentations on some
aspect of organic agriculture.  This event will be held at the Kellogg
Conference Center in East Lansing.  We will conclude with lunch with
themed table discussions.  If you would like to participate as a
presenter please submit your abstract (summary) by December 14, 2007 -
Organic Research Symposium Call for Papers Submit an abstract for papers
or posters to be presented during ANR Week on March 5, 2008.

You can get the flyer and application at this website: .or call Vicki Morrone at 517-353-3542.


9. Michigan Family Farms Conference 

January 19, 2008 - Michigan Family Farms Conference Discuss issues
facing limited resource farmers and the family farm.

For more information, check out the website: 



Saturday, January 26, 2008,  8:30 - 5:00 

Grayling High School
Grayling, Michigan Farmers are greeting the challenges of today's
agricultural world with new found passion and creative production,
marketing, and management strategies. The Northern Michigan Small Farm
Conference brings these success stories to you.

Keynote Speaker - Chris Bedford - "The Local Food Revolution and How it
Can Rebuild Michigan"

 For more information, check the North Michigan Small Farms Conference
out online at: or call 231-533-8818



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