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Farm Safety and Health Week 2019 Underway

Since the FDR administration was in office in 1944, the third week of September has been recognized as National Farm Safety and Health Week. This...

91,000 Soybean Bushels to be Destroyed

Three years after 145 bushels of soybeans were grown on land with sediment from a Kalamazoo River Superfund site, 91,000 bushels of soybeans need...

EPA, Army Repeals WOTUS, Proposes New Definition

Shortly after his inauguration, President Trump signed an executive order to review and rescind or revise the 2015 Waters of the U.S., or WOTUS...

What Dairies Should Know About PFAS

PFAS is a group of man-made chemicals that are found on products that are water-resistant, oil resistant, or stain resistant. It’s leached its way...

ARC, PLC Safety Net Enrollment Now Open

Last week, the USDA announced that enrollment for Price Loss Coverage (PLC) or Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) is open.   According to John Newton, chief economist...

GreenStone Benchmarks Show Michigan Land Prices Showing Stability

For more than 30 years, GreenStone Farm Credit Services has compiled market and consumer data to determine annual benchmark land values to create an...

Weathering Trade War Could “Blow Us Away” In Five Years

Farmers are dusting off their combines and getting them ready to roll when harvest begins. Ashley Davenport reports on what could happen if yields...
"USMCA" Credit: Missouri Farm Bureau

Missouri Farm Bureau’s “USMCA” Music Video to Encourage Passage

It's been a matter of time before the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) became a parody song. Well, that song is finally here. The Missouri Farm Bureau's...

Exhibit Teaches Kids, Adults About Livestock Risks at Michigan State Fair

The Michigan State Fair begins today and runs through the weekend. If you’re there, you might want to check out the Commodity Carnival. It...

Driving Profitable Decisions with Land O’Lakes’ SUSTAIN Program

Farmers are increasingly relying on data from technologies to make the best, most financially solvent decisions for their operations. With the trade war, low commodity...

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