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 *Agriculture’s Conference on the Environment*

*When: *January 27, 2011

*Where: *The Lansing Center, Lansing, MI

*Why:* This conference will help farmers seeking to improve their farming
operations while protecting the environment. You will have chance to learn
about how measuring carbon on the farm can have a positive effect on both
the environment and the bottom line.

This year’s keynote speakers are Dr. Bill Beranek, President, Indiana
Environmental Institute and Charlie Arnot, Chief Executive Officer,
theCenter for Food Integrity.

*Key topics Include:*

•   Changing Environmental Regulations Farm Policy

•   Developing Efficiencies to increase Profitability

•   Legislative, Food Safety & Economic Impacts

•   Managing Inputs to Maximize Profit

•   Reducing Farm Energy Costs to Increase Profitability

•   And Much More


*How: COST: **$50 by January 17* ($25 for students) $75 after January 17 and
at the door. All fees include lunch and refreshments. Register online or
print and mail form at

*Source:* Agriculture Conference on the Environment,


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*Southern Clinton County Farm and Food Coalition Meeting


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*When: *January 20, 2011, at 7:30 p.m. with time for socializing and
networking beginning at 7 p.m.

*Where:* Bath Community Center, 5959 Park Lake Rd. Bath, MI

*Why:  *If* *you’re involved in the business of food, or like eating
healthy, local food, the Southern Clinton County Farm and Food Coalition
needs your help!

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Bath Township has received a small grant from the Mid-Michigan District
Health Department to explore the possibility of creating a food systems work
group for the southern tier of Clinton County. In collaboration with Dewitt
and Watertown Townships, the goal of the Southern Clinton County Farm and
Food Coalition is to explore opportunities to support healthy food from the
farm to your plate.

Everyone is invited who plays a role in food – from growers to restaurateurs
to value-added manufacturers to those who love to eat – to help determine
direction and focus for future efforts.

*How:* FREE of Charge. *RSVP Required*. For more information or to RSVP,
call 517-641-6728, e-mail *[log in to unmask]*, or visit **.

*Source:* Bath Chapter Township News,

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