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Date: Sunday, June 23, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: MSU Horticultural Demonstration Gardens
Host: MSU Department of Entomology and the MSU Horticulture Gardens
Note: Learn why bees are important and what bees are found in Michigan; view the inner workings of honey bee & bumble bee colonies; learn how to build nesting boxes for solitary bees and about bee-friendly garden design.
Date: Tuesday, July 16, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. July 16 & 17; 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. July 18
Location: 3498 Mount Hope Road, East Lansing
Host: College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Contact: (800) 366-7055 or agexpo.msu.edu
Note: Demonstrations on equine pastures, sprayers, tillage, mortality composting and biodiesel processing will be available. Visitors can test drive wheel loaders, telehandlers and skid steers. Wheelchair users can test drive chairs in tough terrain and learn about customized tools to make jobs around the farm easier. Youth can try their hand at a simulated commodities marketing display in the CANR tent. MI-Alpaca will be on hand to demonstrate the spinning and skirting of alpaca fleece. Additionally, this year, senior CANR leaders will provide an update on college activities.
Annual BEACON Congress
Date: Monday, August 12,
Location: Michigan State University