The second Michigan Agriculture and Food Index to be released March 4 during ANR Week Luncheon

posted on March 3, 2014 10:50am

Who:          Chris Peterson, director, MSU Product Center

Other speakers include

Lou Anna K. Simon, MSU president

Fred Poston, dean of the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Gov. Rick Snyder (invited)


Leaders in food, agriculture and natural resources attend the lunch.


What:          The second Michigan Agriculture and Food Index. The index gauges the business climate for the state’s agriculture and food businesses. The first index was released in July 2013.


When:          March 4. The announcement will take place about 12:45 p.m. during the annual Agriculture and Natural Resources Week Luncheon, which begins at 11:30 a.m. Doors open at 11 a.m. Registration is required for lunch but not for the announcement.

Where:        Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Big 10 219 S. Harrison, East Lansing, MI 48824

Why:           This survey, conducted by the MSU Product Center, reveals that food and agriculture leaders are bullish on their industry and will continue to invest in jobs and infrastructure in Michigan.