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Michigan Agricultural
Stewardship Association

605 N. Birch St.
Kalkaska, MI. 49646

Phone: (231) 258-3305

Fax: (231) 258-3318

Website: http://www.sustainable-ag.org

E-mail: Kswcd@aol.com

Contacts: Russ LaRowe, Executive Director

Membership dues: $25 per year

Magazine: Michigan's Farm and Country Journal monthly magazine subscription is included with MASA membership.

700 member organization of farmers and agricultural professionals committed to improving Michigan's farms through the development and adoption of sustainable farming practices. MASA works to:
  • Increase awareness and educate the public on sustainable farming issues.
  • Promote research that will determine the sustainability of alternative farming systems.
  • Aid in the development of sustainable agriculture techniques for use on Michigan farms, and assist in their adoption by Michigan farms.
  • Encourage cooperation between researchers and government agencies for the development of sustainable farming systems.
  • Enhance and preserve Michigan's soil, water and wildlife.

MASA holds field days, workshops and farmer meetings throughout the year to educate it's members about ways to reduce some of the negative ecological impacts associated with agricultural production and to farm more profitably. The Association also participates in the establishment of on-farm demonstration and research plots, designed by farmers and agricultural professionals to compare conventional and alternative production methods.

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