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Preventing Insect Resistance with Proper Tools

Every major ag crop has at least one resistant pest. There are more than 550 species of arthropods that are resistant to pesticides. Most...

Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week is opportunity for farms and businesses who handle grain to learn about safe handling of grain. The National...

Michigan Sugar Finishes Campaign as Growers Get Planters Rolling

The Michigan Ag Today Sugarbeet Planting Report is made possible by Betaseed: where research breeds confidence. Last week, Michigan Sugar wrapped up its 2020-2021 slicing...

How Pandemic Has Changed Michigan Farm Bureau’s Advocacy Efforts

The pandemic has changed a lot about how we do things, and Michigan Farm Bureau has had to adapt as well. In a virtual world,...

Tapping into MSU’s Forestry Innovation Center as a Maple Syrup Resource

Weather for maple syrup making has been just about ideal—above freezing during the day, and dipping below freezing at night to get the sap...

Michigan Farm Bureau Celebrating National Ag Week

Monday kicks off National Ag Week, and Michigan Farm Bureau is excited at both the state and county level. “At the state level, we are...

Top Ethanol Priorities for NCGA in 2021

Auto manufacturers and lawmakers are pushing for more electric vehicles. That means the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is trying to keep ethanol competitive...

Corteva’s New Partnership for a State-Specific Planting Guide

Two of Corteva’s mainstays have joined together to create a new, first-of-its-kind resource for U.S. farmers. Granular and Pioneer Agronomy are uniting to bring Pioneer’s...

Senate Agriculture Committee Leaders Announce Subcommittee Assignments for 117th Congress

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and John Boozman (R-Ark.), Ranking Member, Monday announced...

Identifying Signs of Stress, Knowing When To Reach Out

As spring is inching closer, farmers are going to have a new set of stresses as they get ready to head to the field. Eric...

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