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West Michigan Farmers and Landowners are invited on a 
Farm Bureau / MAEAP Agricultural Conservation Practice Tour
FRIDAY, AUGUST 24th


8am: Load the bus at Schwallier's Country basket: 1185 9 Mile Road, NW.

The no-cost bus tour includes delicious resfreshments and lunch

See examples of on the ground conservation practices such as cover crops and no-till and hear from soil health experts on what can save you money during these hot dry summers. Speakers will present in spacious air conditioned bus with bathroom on board.  The Natural Resource Conservation Service staff will be on site answering questions and sharing details about RCPP and the $2.8 million that is available in non-competitive cost-share for folks living in the Indian Mill and Rogue River Watersheds. Learn more about this and how the Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program can reduce a farmer's legal and environmental risks with no-cost assistance through your local conservation district. 

9am-11am: Soil health demonstration at 14 Mile Rd NW (East of Fruit Ridge) 

12 Noon: Lunch at Schwallier's Country Basket

Please signup here at Eventbrite or RSVP to Jessie.Schulte@macd.org or call (616) 222-5801. All are welcome  including your spouse, neighbors, 4-H but please reserve your spot today. Thank you for your interest. 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/farm-bureau-maeap-agricultural-conservation-practice-tour-tickets-48187510140