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What the Sugar Industry is Watching in Washington D.C.

The MAT Sugarbeet Planting report is made possible by BASF and Provysol fungicide. Be proactive and control cercospera leaf spot in your sugarbeets. Farm Bills...

USDA Rural Development Excited for Farm Bill Discussions to Begin

During last week’s Farm Bill hearing, many of the invited speakers spoke to how they’re using USDA programs. Brandon Fewins, Michigan’s USDA Rural Development...

Hearings for 2023 Farm Bill Begin at Michigan State University

Planning for the 2023 Farm Bill officially kicked off at Michigan State University on Friday. Senate Ag Committee Chair Debbie Stabneow and Ranking Member John...

Michigan’s Sugarbeet Planting Progress Lagging Behind 2021

The MAT Sugarbeet Planting report is made possible by BASF and Provysol fungicide. Be proactive and control Cercospera leaf spot in your sugarbeets. At this...

Conversations with Dairy Checkoff: Chocolate Milk Grants for Student-Athletes

Michigan Ag Today is announcing a new series, Conversations with Dairy Checkoff. Kicking off the series is Sandy Sellers, youth wellness and sports nutrition manager...

Michigan Asparagus Growers Preparing for Slightly Delayed Harvest

Some farmers are getting ready to plant and some are getting ready to harvest. In the last week, Michigan has experienced all of the seasons....

Using CR+ Sugarbeet Varieties with Provysol Fungicide

In this season’s MAT Sugarbeet Planting Report, Trevor Kraus, technical agronomist for BASF, has talked about the benefits of Provysol fungicide and timing. It also...

LG Seeds Agronomist: Planting Season Patience Will Be Key Preventing Pythium

With a cold, wet start to the planting season, conditions will likely be ideal for pythium. Justin Schneider, agronomist for LG Seeds in Michigan,...

What Michigan’s Congressional Redistricting Means for Agriculture

Michigan’s congressional redistricting maps have been upheld by the Michigan Supreme Court. Now agriculture is figuring out how it can use this change to...

Early Season Wheat Management Tips

Michigan’s wheat crop has been struggling. As of Monday’s crop progress report, 43 percent is in good to excellent condition, 34 percent in fair,...

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