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Saginaw River Watershed Seeking Farmer-Volunteers for Nutrient Management Project

Volunteer recruitment efforts are underway for farmers in the Saginaw River watershed to participate in a $1 million effort to increase adoption of nutrient...

Michigan Ag Council Names Michigan GROWN, Michigan GREAT Ambassadors

Members of the first class of Michigan GROWN Michigan GREAT Ambassadors will engage with consumers on issues involving agriculture at farm markets such as...

Citing for Livestock, Farm Market GAAMPs Approved for 2020

At what’s believed to be the first ever virtual Michigan Agriculture Commission meeting, the commission approved the pesticide and farm market Generally Accepted Agricultural and...

Bipartisan Climate Bill to Help Farmers, Environment

A bipartisan bill aims to cut pollution while helping farmers and other members of agriculture and forestry gain accreditation for smart climate practices. Introduced by...

Legislative Changes Could Bring PPP Flexibility to Agriculture

The U.S. House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (H.R. 7010), which amends several key provisions in the...

Farmers in 79 Michigan Counties Eligible for USDA Disaster Assistance Program

While the focus of USDA assistance has centered on the recently announced Coronavirus Food Assistance Program or CFAP, many producers may have overlooked disaster...

2020 Michigan Agritourism Directory Released

With the assistance of Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan and the Michigan Apple Committee, the Michigan Agritourism Association (MATA) released the 13th annual edition...

Shop Local to Reduce Stress, Anxiety During COVID-19

With all the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, it's a good practice the things you can and forget the rest, according to mental health and stress...

Farm Bureau Seeking Entrepreneurs for Ag Innovation Challenge

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), in partnership with Farm Credit, has opened online applications for the 2021 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge. This...

Freeze Event Leads to Fruit Damage for Parts of Michigan

For the most part, the frost fans didn’t work, which made Michael DeRuiter and his crew’s weekend all-nighter a fruitless one. Still, the Oceana County...

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