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Governor Whitmer Proclaims March as Michigan Food and Ag Month

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimed March as Michigan Food and Agriculture Month to honor and celebrate Michigan’s farmers, the diversity of products grown and...

Propane Industry Votes to Implement, Establish MI Propane Commission

The state’s retail propane marketers have approved a referendum to establish the funding mechanism for the Michigan Propane Commission, created in statute last year....

Michigan’s Food, Agriculture Workers Encouraged to Register to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Michigan’s food processing and agricultural workers are encouraged to register to receive a COVID-19 vaccination appointment as eligibility expands to Michiganders working in the...

MDARD Director McDowell Issues Emergency Rules to Protect Agricultural Workers

Tuesday, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gary McDowell issued Pandemic Public Health Measures in Migrant Agricultural Worker Housing Emergency Rules, which...

MDARD Celebrates Weights & Measures Week March 1-7, 2021

One of the key priorities of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is to monitor weights and measures devices being used...

MDARD Accepting Applications for Annual ‘Michigan Agriculture Exporter of the Year’...

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is now accepting applications for its annual “Michigan Agriculture Exporter of the Year” award. Each year,...

MDARD DirectorMcDowell Selects Joseph Rivet as New Deputy Director

On Friday, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gary McDowell announced the selection of Joseph Rivet as the department’s deputy director, effective...

MDARD Awards Rural Grants to Support Infrastructure, Sustainability of Land-Based Industries

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) has awarded 20 Rural Development Fund Grants designed to promote the sustainability of land-based industries...

MDARD Awards 2021 Food Safety Training and Education Grants

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Thursday announced funding for eight projects under the state’s Food Safety Education Fund grant program. The...

MDARD Director Announces Appointments to Migrant Labor Housing Advisory Board

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gary McDowell appointed 14 members to the Migrant Labor Housing Advisory Board. The appointees represent five agriculture seats, five...

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