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Michigan Sugar Company Anticipates Record Crop as Full Beet Harvest Begins

As Michigan Sugar Company begins the full harvest of its 2021 sugarbeet crop on Friday, Oct. 22, co-op officials are predicting a potential record...

Tonnages For Michigan 2021 Sugarbeet Crop So High, Co-Op May Ask...

The Michigan Ag Today Sugarbeet Harvest Report is made possible by Betaseed: breeding confidence. Michigan Sugar is starting permanent piling on Friday. However, they’re asking...

Public Comment Opportunities Available for Federal, State District Maps

The Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (MICRC) recently announced details for the second round of public comment opportunities on their proposed new federal and...

Michigan Dry Beans on Pace for Record-Breaking Yields, Quality Remains Strong

The 2022 Michigan dry bean harvest is just about in the books, and it’s a surprisingly good crop. Scott Bales, Michigan State University dry...

Michigan Soybeans Dominating Yields in 2021

“You can’t have a good corn crop and soybean crop in the same year” is an adage many farmers know, and it’s holding true...

Vilsack, Villalobos Meeting Focused on Trade, ASF and Climate Change

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and his Mexican counterpart Sec. Victor Villalobos met in Ames, Iowa on Wednesday as part of a series of...

Michigan Hemp Farmers Encouraged to Participate in First Federal Hemp Acreage...

The U.S Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA-NASS) mailed its first Hemp Acreage and Production Survey to 20,500 producers across the nation....

Ag Groups Formally Object to EPA Chlorpyrifos Rule

This week, more than 80 agricultural groups filed formal objections to the Environmental Protection Agency’s August 30 rule to revoke all tolerances of chlorpyrifos....

Watching for Late Season Soybean Diseases

Soybean harvest in Michigan is quickly approaching the halfway point. As we get later in the season, Josh Whelan, Pioneer field agronomist, is noticing...

Harvest Also a Good Time to Assess Weed Management Program

Harvest for many farmers has opened up again, and it’s not just a time for checking yields and checking market prices. It is also...

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