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USDA Invests More Than $330 Million in Specialty Crops Grants, Incentives...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Tuesday announced the availability of more than $330 million to help agricultural producers and organizations in the food...

Soybeans Could Play Key Role in American Jobs Plan

    President Biden’s $2 trillion American Jobs Plan includes some major projects to update infrastructure in rural America. Not only will soybeans transported across these...

Michigan Growers Taking Advantage of Warm, Dry Weather in Latest Crop...

Field Crops Much needed rainfall was reported across many areas of the state last week. The precipitation was accompanied by continued warm temperatures and generally...

NPPC, AFBF Heading to Court This Week to Fight California’s Prop...

The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) have joined together to sue the state of California over Proposition...

Five Students Win Michigan Corn Growers Association Scholarship

The Michigan Corn Growers Association (MCGA) announced Monday that it had awarded scholarships to five students from across the state for the 2021 year....

CoBank: U.S. Economy Gaining Momentum

The U.S. economy continues to outperform expectations as stimulus funds are fueling robust consumer spending. Forecasts point to 7 percent GDP growth for 2021, the...

White House Fact Sheet Shines a Spotlight on Michigan’s Rural Infrastructure...

The Michigan Agri-Business Association (MABA) Monday pointed to new facts released by the federal government as the latest showcase of Michigan’s failing rural infrastructure, a...

Culver’s FFA Essay Contest Deadline Approaching April 19

Since creating the Thank You Farmers Project in 2013, Culver’s has raised $3 million to support agricultural education. The Thank You Farmers Project is about...

Michigan Wheat Growers Support Marketing Program

Michigan wheat producers have approved a referendum to continue the Michigan Wheat Program, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Gary McDowell announced...

2021 MFB Educator of the Year Incorporating Ag into the Classroom...

Before Jen Nichols became Michigan Farm Bureau’s 2021 Educator of the Year, the Missaukee County native worked in international business. When she started having...

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