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


See You Tomorrow!!

The 1st Annual MSU AgBioResearch & Extension Field Day will be held at the Earl & Linda Peterson Research Station at 5185 N. Oceana Drive Hart, MI 49420 on October 19, 2021. Lunch and showcase start at 12:00pm with field activities beginning at 1:30pm.


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.


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.


Contact Us

For More Information:
Patricia Parson, Administrator
231-861-6333 x 294

Our Address

5185 N. Oceana Dr.
Hart, MI 49420

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