Beginning farmers on-line training offered by Michigan State University ExtensionAttention beginning farmers! The MSU Extension 2015 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series is available for you to gain knowledge needed to plan your start-up farming operation, or add a new enterprise to an existing farm. A series of twenty, 2-hour evening webinars covering a wide variety of farm- related topics is available, including: “Getting started with….” …Small Grain Production, Jan. 26 ...Cover Crops in Organic Vegetable Crop Rotations, Feb. 2 …Integrated Pest Management, Feb. 4 …Manure Storage, Handling and Mortality Management on Small Farms, Feb. 11 …Beekeeping for Pollination and Honey, Feb 13 …Value-Added Agriculture, Feb. 18 …Farm Food Safety, Feb 23 …Sheep and Goat Management, March 2 …USDA Organic Certification, March 9 …Hop Production, March 11 …Season Extension, March 16 …Marketing, March 18 …Small Fruit Production, March 23 …Beef Cow-Calf Production, March 25 …Direct Marketing, March 30 …Managing Soil, Irrigation and Fertilization Interactions, April 1 …Cover Crops in Field Crop Rotations, April 6 …Poultry Production, April 20 …Small Farm Equipment, April 27 …Beef Feedlot Management, April 29 A fee of $10 per webinar is required, or you can register for the entire series for $100. Webinar recordings will be provided to all registered participants. Participate from the comfort and convenience of your own home or office. Registration, a brochure containing details on each individual program, and on-line or mailed payment options can be found at http://events.anr.msu.edu/beginningfarmerwebinars/ Each program begins at 7pm eastern time and will last about 2 hours. A high-speed internet connection is required. You will receive webinar connection information after you register. Contact the Alger County MSU Extension office at 906-387-2530 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.