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EAST LANSING, MI -- Looking for the latest in horticulture? How about some of the quietest outdoor activities? Maybe you’re already thinking spring.

You’re likely to find what you’re looking for at the annual Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Week at Michigan State University.  The MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR), MSU Extension and MSU AgBioResearch have welcomed visitors to ANR Week for more than 100 years.

This year’s event is March 5-12. With more than 50 programs and annual association meetings on and near the East Lansing campus, ANR Week is the largest event of its kind in the nation.

This year’s event offers educational programs in areas such as animal science, agriculture and the natural environment. Additional educational programming topics range from small flock poultry management to forage technology acidified food programs.

The annual ANR Week Luncheon will take place March 8 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. There the CANR will honor alumni, industry leaders, and faculty and staff members for their excellence and support of the college. Presentations will be given by MSU president Lou Anna K. Simon and CANR associate dean Kelly Millenbah.

Awards given will be the Distinguished Faculty Award, the Honorary Alumni Award, the Outstanding Alumni Award and the Distinguished Service Award. Online registration for the luncheon is currently open at http://events.anr.msu.edu/anrweeklunch16/.

The 2015 ANR Week program guide—with dates, times, locations, costs and event descriptions—is available on the ANR Week website (anrweek.canr.msu.edu). Questions? Contact program coordinator Jennifer Labun at 517-884-7351 or events@anr.msu.edu.

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