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EAST LANSING, MI -– Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Week returns to the campus of Michigan State University (MSU) March 4-11.

Farmers will find numerous programs during the weeklong event offering learning opportunities, such as sessions on types and uses of capital, native plants and organic farming. They can also attend the Michigan Farmers’ Market Conference March 7. It will focus on the need for rapidly growing farmers’ markets to provide educational and advocacy programs that protect and grow these venues. Other conferences will provide valuable updates on topics such as management and use of cover crops as forage.

For 102 years, the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, MSU Extension and MSU AgBioResearch have welcomed visitors to ANR Week. This year’s event, March 4-11, offers 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.

To register for these programs and to see a complete list of programs, conferences and educational opportunities, visit www.anrweek.canr.msu.edu or contact Jennifer Labun at 517-884-7351 or events@anr.msu.edu.

For updates, follow ANR Week on Twitter at @CANRatMSU using hashtag #ANRWeek.

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