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Since 2008, sugarbeet grower Rick Gerstenberger of Snover, Mich. has served on the board of directors for the American Sugarbeet Growers Association, and as...

Black tar spot has slowly been making its way through Michigan since it first appeared in a corn field in Allegan County in 2016. In...

Wednesday, President Trump put his signature on USMCA, and Thursday he traveled to Michigan to speak to a crowd at Dana Inc. in Warren...

As agriculture becomes more advanced, there are enhanced risks with cybersecurity. According to a report from the Department of Homeland Security in 2018, agriculture...

On Tuesday, USDA released its first crop progress report of 2020. Precipitation so far this month has totaled 2.85 inches, 1.13 inches above normal. The...

Last year, Michigan had an exportable corn surplus of approximately 100 million bushels. With production problems and weather, that current number is around 58...

On Thursday, the USDA released its milk production numbers, and milk production in Michigan has increased. According to the report, dairy herds in Michigan produced...

After the year we just experienced, “uncertainty” seems to be the big word to describe 2020 as we are more than halfway through the...

Last week, Michigan’s tart cherry growers were disappointed by a 5-0 vote from the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) ruling that dried tart cherries...
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Earlier this week, President Trump and China’s Vice Premiere Liu He signed Phase One of the U.S.-China Trade Agreement, the first step in resolving...

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A new study from the Sugar Association is the foundation for their latest campaign called Real Sugar. The study found roughly 30 percent of...

The EPA has announced it is preparing to re-approve and issue new guidelines for atrazine. Since it was first registered back in 1958, there have...

For decades, FFA chapters from across the country celebrate National FFA week. The week begins on President George Washington’s birthday, Sunday Feb. 22, commemorating his...
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