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For some crops, the warm, wet conditions helped push maturity along, but halted some harvest plans. Sugarbeet harvest in the Thumb was slow going...

On Friday, the USDA released its quarterly hogs and pigs report, totaling the highest September 1 inventory of all hogs and pigs since estimates...

Old crop corn stocks in all positions on September 1, 2019 totaled 2.11 billion bushels, down 1 percent from September 1, 2018. Of the total...

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy Monday announced that USDA is investing $139 million in 56...

This past week, it was announced that a new trade deal had been reached with Japan. The agreement lowers or eliminates import tariffs on...

With a significant number of fields going unplanted in 2019, controlling weeds in those fields for 2020 will be a difficult challenge for growers. Weeds...

Plentiful (some would even say excessive”) moisture coming across Michigan over the coming week to 10 days. Harvest will clearly have some challenges to...
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Late last week, China said it’s already bought a considerable number of U.S. soybeans and pork as it prepares for the next round of...

Trade was one of many topics discussed at a townhall meeting in Frankenmuth Thursday with Sec. Sonny Perdue and American Farm Bureau president Zippy...

The Renewable Fuels Association sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding its testimony before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. The...

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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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