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The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) continues to receive multiple reports of consumers receiving unsolicited packages of seeds in the mail...

Across the United States, people have been reporting receiving unsolicited packages containing seeds from China in the mail. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and...

Fifteen million dollars in economic assistance for Michigan farms and agricultural processors, to mitigate risks of the COVID-19 virus across the state’s food production...

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) will begin produce safety inspections on farms grossing over $250,000 in total annual food sales...

With the 2020 growing season on the horizon, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Gary McDowell unveiled the state’s 2019 Industrial...

Due to the suspension of in-person certification exams as part of the state’s COVID-19 response, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD)...

Governor Gretchen Whitmer Tuesday signed Executive Order 2020-111, which provides additional requirements and procedures to keep agricultural workers and the food supply safe from the...

Effective May 26, 2020, Michigan’s nearly 48,000 farmers can start enrolling for coronavirus relief payments as part of the United States Department of Agriculture’s...

As warmer weather approaches, so does Michigan’s U-pick season. Farm operations across the state are working so they can safely open and operate in...

Michigan’s animal agriculture leaders responded to state and national news of processor shutdowns that some fear will create food shortages around the country. In particular,...
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