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Black tar spot has slowly been making its way through Michigan since it first appeared in a corn field in Allegan County in 2016. In...

By James Mintert and Michael Langemeier Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture The Ag Economy Barometer rose to a reading of 167 in January, a 17-point jump from December...

Whenever groups, organizations, celebrities, media stars, politicians, non-profits, corporations or just nutcase individuals seek to draw attention themselves, improve their public images, or raise...

At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the third and final tranche of 2019 Market...

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) awarded 20 Rural Development Fund Grants designed to promote the sustainability of land-based industries and...

Wednesday, President Trump put his signature on USMCA, and Thursday he traveled to Michigan to speak to a crowd at Dana Inc. in Warren...

As agriculture becomes more advanced, there are enhanced risks with cybersecurity. According to a report from the Department of Homeland Security in 2018, agriculture...

Bayer said that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s favorable conclusion about the safety of glyphosate in its Interim Registration Review Decision, based on the agency’s...

On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved a rural broadband funding initiative. The new Rural Digital Opportunity Fund will help finance the deployment...

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) submitted its comments to the Federal Docket on USDA’s Interim Final Rules on the Establishment...

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A 2019 report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics ranked farming and ranching as the 7th most dangerous occupation in the U.S. There were 257...

The USDA is reminding producers interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) that the signup deadline is on February 28. The signup is available to...

Earlier this month, Tim Hood of Hood Farms Family Dairy was awarded the 2020 MSU Dairy Farmer of the Year award at the Great...
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