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Michigan Farm Bureau: National Popular Vote Petitioners Retreat, Wait for 2024

The hucksters pushing a proposal that would rob rural voters of a voice in Michigan’s elections are packing up their wagons — for now. In...

U.S. Pork Exports on Pace to Top 2020’s Record

According to numbers released this week by the U.S. Department of Commerce, exports of U.S. pork in 2021 are on pace to top 2020's...

Gov. Whitmer Holds Roundtable on Newly Created Office of Rural Development

Governor Gretchen Whitmer hosted a virtual roundtable to highlight her latest executive directive establishing the Office of Rural Development within the Michigan Department of Agriculture and...

Keep Tar Spot in Mind During Hybrid Selection

A disease that expanded and hurt corn yields in 2021, tar spot, will be a disease to prepare for this year too. But one...

Sec. Vilsack Discusses Overshadowed Parts of White House’s Meat, Poultry Plan,...

The White House’s first move of 2022 was made for the meat and poultry industry. The Biden administration released its action plan earlier this...

USDA Announces Details of New Insurance Option for Conservation-Minded Corn Farmers

Corn farmers who “split-apply” nitrogen now have another option for insurance coverage. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) Wednesday announced...

UDIM Celebrating 2021 Highlights Including Student Involvement, Consumer Connection

2021 was a big year for the United Dairy Industry of Michigan (UDIM). Not only did the checkoff team increase its social and digital...

Michigan Continues Strong Representation on AFBF Issue Advisory Committee

Nine representatives from Michigan are serving on AFBF's Issue Advisory Committee, bringing the state's unique perspective to topics including ag labor, animal care, energy,...

Michigan’s Redistricting Providing New Opportunities for Agriculture

Do you remember filling out the 2020 Census? The survey results have been put to use to redraw legislative districts. The Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting...
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Soy Checkoff’s New Strategic Plan Brings Value to Soybean Farmers

Farmer-leaders of the United Soybean Board (USB) announced a new strategic plan that prioritizes sustainable soy solutions for global and domestic customers while ensuring value and...

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