Lake Erie Farm Bill Program Planned in Monroe Michigan

A Farm Bill update and cover crops meeting will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at the Knabusch Mathematics and Science Center, 6670 Waters Edge Drive in Monroe. A presentation of Lake Erie water treatment issues will be given by Tim Murphy of the Toledo Environmental Services.

Tim Kwiatkowski of the Monroe Conservation District’s Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program, will present Crop-A-Syst, and a Natural Resources Conservation Service district conservationist will present Farm Bill updates. Center director Tom Green will host a brief invasive plant identification tour.

The meeting is approved as a MAEAP Phase I meeting, according to a news release. Lunch will be provided to producers but registration is required by calling the Monroe Conservation District at 734-241-8540.

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