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Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the following appointments to the Michigan Dairy Market Program Committee. Jeremy Beebe, of Whittemore, is the owner of Double B Dairy,...

The USDA has tallied the results of the March referendum vote for the renewal of the tart cherry Federal Marketing Order and the nation’s...

Eighteen local food banks across Michigan have been awarded milk refrigeration units as part of a United Dairy Industry of Michigan (UDIM) pilot grant...

On Friday, a group of 29 Democratic Senators led by U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and...

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today joined U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny...

Patrick Edger, assistant professor in the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Horticulture, was awarded a four-year, $1.13 million grant, including matching funds, from...

By James Mintert and Michael Langemeier, Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture For the second month in a row the Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer dropped sharply,...

Michigan’s dry edible bean industry and the Food Bank Council of Michigan Tuesday announced Michigan dry bean farmers, processors and shippers are joining forces to...

The National Council of Farmer Cooperatives Monday asked White House officials to ensure that efforts to reform wages paid under the H-2A agricultural guest worker...

Dairy will receive significant assistance from a federal package for producers USDA unveiled after Congress approved a $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill. But more...

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The USDA says the number of H-2A workers increased five-fold between 2005 and 2019. USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) says this data is an indicator...

Rainfall last week hampered significant planting progress in Michigan, leaving 2.0 days suitable for fieldwork. According to USDA’s weekly Crop Progress Report for Michigan, it’s...

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand today announced that the department is investing $281 million in 106...
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