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The Corn Marketing Program of Michigan is seeking applications for the fourth class of the Michigan Corn Education, Networking and Training Program (MI CENT). This program provides educational opportunities for the next generation of Michigan corn farmers. There will also be plenty of time provided for networking.

The program consists of five sessions. The four sessions in Michigan will include an evening reception-style networking opportunity and 1.5 days of educational programming. The session in Washington, DC will be approximately 4 days. The material will be in-depth, challenging and rewarding.

Participants may be nominated by their peers or they may nominate themselves. Upon nomination an individual will be notified and sent an application form. Applications are also available online at www. Applications are due November 17, 2023, and participants will be notified by December 1, 2023. Primary selection criteria includes the applicants’ desire and ability to participate. We will also consider diversity among farm size, geographic location and agronomy background.

Registration Fee: $300 – all meals and lodging included.

Program Schedule

Session 1
January 15-17, 2024
Lansing, MI

Session 2
February 5-7, 2024
Lansing, MI

Session 3
March 11-13, 2024
Lansing, MI

Session 4
June 17-19, 2024
Lansing, MI

Session 5
July 15-18, 2024
Washington, DC

Program Contact
Emily Calderone

Click here for the fillable application form.