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Uncertainty over trade policy, weather and African swine fever dominated agricultural markets last quarter, causing greater volatility. A report just released by CoBank says issues...

Mexico is the largest importer of U.S. pork, and a new report from the National Pork Board (NPB) shows there is an opportunity to...

One Michigan farmer is among 20 individuals appointed to serve on the Advisory Committee for New and Beginning Farmers and Ranchers (ACBFR). Amanda Jo Carey...

Representatives of the National Pork Producers Council, the National Milk Producers Federation, the National Corn Growers Association and Iowa State University today called on...

All season, a team from MSU extension has been visiting vineyards along the western shore of Michigan—scouting for insect and disease issues for both...

Headed into harvest, the EPA’s small refinery waivers are still on farmers’ minds. So far during the Trump administration, there have been 85 waivers...

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...

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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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