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Harvest Progress Slow After Continued Rain Showers

Field Crops Many areas experienced the first frost event of the season accompanied by continued rain showers, according to Marlo D. Johnson, Director of the...

USDA to Make up to $1.5 Billion Available to Help Rural...

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a significant expansion of access to high-speed internet, health care and educational services for millions...

USDA Launches New Effort to Reduce Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Poultry

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that it is mobilizing a stronger, and more comprehensive effort to reduce...

USDA, EPA Announce Winners of the Next Gen Fertilizer Innovations Challenge

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of the Next Gen Fertilizer Innovations Challenge, the second...

Wet Conditions Slow Michigan Harvest For Second Week, Crop Quality in...

Field Crops Rain showers slowed harvest progress throughout most of the state for the second straight week, according to Marlo D. Johnson, Director of the...

Michigan Harvest Progress Slowed Considerably from Rainfall

Field Crops Widespread and persistent rain showers slowed harvest progress throughout most of the State, according to Marlo D. Johnson, Director of the Great Lakes...

USDA Announces Plan to Integrate Climate Adaptation into its Missions, Programs

As part of President Biden's whole-of-government approach to confronting the climate crisis, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its climate adaptation and resilience...

USDA Expands Local, Electronic Communication Options for Michigan Producers

Agricultural producers in Michigan can now signup to receive free email and text messages directly from their local U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Service...

Value of U.S. Agricultural Exports Projected to Reach New High in...

USDA, Economic Research Service (ERS) projects the total value of U.S. agricultural exports to reach an all-time high in fiscal year (FY) 2022 (October-September)....

Warm, Dry Weather Aided Michigan’s Harvest Progress

Field Crops Despite a few rain showers, crop drying conditions were ideal for much of the week, according to Marlo D. Johnson, Director of the...

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