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Michigan Pork Producers to Benefit Once USMCA is Ratified

China and Mexico are vitally important to the pork industry nationwide, making up roughly 40 percent of pork exports. Michigan’s 2,691 pig farmers are interested...

Saginaw County Farm Bureau’s Resources To Combat Farm Suicide

This week is National Farm Safety and Health Week, and Tuesday’s theme is Farmer Health and Suicide Prevention. Saginaw County Farm Bureau started an initiative...

Michigan Produce Growers Benefiting from On-Farm Produce Safety

The Michigan On-Farm Produce Safety program is designed to assist the state’s produce growers to comply with the Produce Safety Rule of the Food...

Farm Safety and Health Week 2019 Underway

Since the FDR administration was in office in 1944, the third week of September has been recognized as National Farm Safety and Health Week. This...

Trump Touts “Progress” on Biofuels Deal

President Donald Trump says his administration has made progress on a biofuel reform package after meeting with key farm-state senators late last week. The meetings...

91,000 Soybean Bushels to be Destroyed

Three years after 145 bushels of soybeans were grown on land with sediment from a Kalamazoo River Superfund site, 91,000 bushels of soybeans need...

USDA Lowers Corn and Soybean Production Estimates

The monthly World Agriculture Supply and Demand report released by the Department of Agriculture lowered corn and soybean production. Markets responded closing six to seven...

EPA, Army Repeals WOTUS, Proposes New Definition

Shortly after his inauguration, President Trump signed an executive order to review and rescind or revise the 2015 Waters of the U.S., or WOTUS...

What Dairies Should Know About PFAS

PFAS is a group of man-made chemicals that are found on products that are water-resistant, oil resistant, or stain resistant. It’s leached its way...

ARC, PLC Safety Net Enrollment Now Open

Last week, the USDA announced that enrollment for Price Loss Coverage (PLC) or Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) is open.   According to John Newton, chief economist...

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