Developing research for agriculture that supports Oceana, Mason & Newaygo Counties

RESEARCH STATION & FARM

Thank You Hutson John Deere Dealer!!

Big thank you to Hutson of Big Rapids for donating the below John Deere tractor to assist our Farm Personnel on the Research Farm for the planting and harvest seasons. On behalf of the West Michigan Hort. Research Board thank you so much.

Facility and Equipment Rentals Available!!

The seasonal thaw and planting season is quickly approaching. Available now is a 6ft Brillion Seeder and a 10ft Brillion Seeder available for rental. Check out our Equipment Rental page, under the Rental tab on the top of the page, for information on pricing, rental process and current availability calendar.

Looking for a venue for your Private, Corporate, or Community events? Dates are filling up – Book Today! Click on the Rental Tab at the top of the page select Facility Rental and check out our rates, policies, and current availability calendar.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

WANT TO HELP – BE A DONOR!!!

The Versiti Blood Centers and the West Michigan Research Station has teamed up to host the monthly Hart Community Blood Drive. One hour of your time will help save THREE lives!!! The next Blood Drive will be on May 23, 2022 between 8am-12:30pm. Appointments Preferred but, not necessary click this link for easy scheduling: https://donate.michigan.versiti.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/147322

GRAND OPENING

The WCMHR, Inc. recently hosted the Grand Opening of the Earl & Linda Peterson Research Station on August 5, 2021. Several speakers were present at the Grand Opening ceremony including Earl Peterson of Peterson Farms Inc.

OUR VISION

Utilize all community, state, processor and educational stakeholders to build a facility that will hold a training room (120) , conference room, laboratory and fabrication facility.

Grower group collaborate with MSU extension on all assigned agriculture projects.

Training/ Meeting facility available for all community Non-Profits groups

Introduce a “Young Farmer” program back to the community and supply tools and land needed to support the program.

Partner with “MAEAP” and “Land Conservation” to ensure we explore all alternative energy possibilities and the agriculture practices are environmentally best in class.

Collaborate with the “Historical Society” to document Agriculture in the three counties.

The West Michigan Research Station has been built, and we have the Founders Club to thank for their generous donation to make the dream a reality. While the Founders Club is set, you still have the opportunity to make a generational difference in West Central Michigan agriculture. The West Central Michigan Horticultural Research, Inc. is continuing to raise funds to maintain the legacy of the West Michigan Research Station.

DONATE HERE


Contact Us

For More Information:
West Michigan Research Station
(231) 225-0443
westmichiganresearchstation@outlook.com


Our Address

5185 N. Oceana Dr.
Hart, MI 49420


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