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More Than 3,000 Acres of Michigan Potatoes Left In Fields

Michigan’s potato growers are feeling the effects of the late harvest. Ben Phillips, vegetable crops educator with MSU Extension, says potato harvest was impacted...

H-2A Certified Positions Surpass 258,000

In fiscal year 2019, the H-2A farm labor program set a record for certified positions, which is the number of applications processed and approved....

Ranking Member Stabenow Applauds $24 Million for Farm Bill Climate-Smart Agriculture...

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today applauded more than $24 million for 16...

FDA Nomination Heads to Senate Floor With NMPF Hopeful for Progress...

The Senate Health Committee Tuesday advanced President Donald Trump’s nomination to lead the Food and Drug Administration to the full Senate. The committee sent the...

Japan Approves Partial Trade Agreement with U.S.

Japan’s Upper House of Parliament Wednesday ratified a partial trade agreement with the United States, which will go into effect on January 1, 2020....

Grain Elevators Facing Tighter Margins, Revenue Pressures in 2020

Grain elevators face significant challenges in the year ahead as they buy basis on corn, soybeans and wheat at the highest levels seen in...

President says USMCA Action up to Pelosi

President Donald Trump told reporters Wednesday the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is on the desk of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Trump says Pelosi, “doesn’t have to...

New Survey says Farmers Feel Better about Ag Economy

November jump for ag barometer Another jump in the Purdue and CME Group Ag Economy Barometer has that metric now tied for the best of...

Michigan Farm Bureau President: Time for Trade, Not Aid

Noting the mounting frustration of Michigan farmers to see progress on resolving numerous trade disputes while dealing with significant weather-related challenges in 2019, Michigan...

Michigan Slowly Gaining Harvest Progress

Corn harvest in the U.S. is nearing completion, but the Michigan crop is still struggling to get out of the field thanks to precipitation. According...

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