Farms & Food

     “There are no corn chip bushes or Cheerios vines on a farm.”                                                                                                              

-Harvey Blatt

A long and storied partnership was formed decades ago between farmers and Conservation Districts. The cooperation led to improved agricultural practices still used today. Farms vary in size and type including crops, livestock, for market, subsistence, or some combination of them.  Michigan's agriculture and food industry contributes over $100 billion annually to the state's economy.

According to future predictions, the global population is expected to increase substantially. Farmers are tasked with producing, stewarding resources, and preparing to feed an increased population on less land while dealing with climate change. Michigan produces over 300 commodities with fruit and vegetables contributing over $1 billion annually to the state's economy.

Genesee Conservation District

Office hours 8am-4:30pm

Monday-Friday

Closed federal holidays

Staff are working remotely at this time and may be contacted by email

Main: 1525 N. Elms Rd. 

Flint, MI 48532

Ph: 810.230.8766 x3

Urban: 336 W. First St.

Ste. 207

Flint, MI 48502

Ph: 810.820.2681

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Board of Directors August 12, 2020 Meeting

  • Begins at 5:30 pm

  • Open to the public via Zoom by phone or online by following these instructions

    • Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://msu.zoom.us/j/8109647531 

    • Or join by phone: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 876 9923 US Toll    Meeting ID: 810 964 7531

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