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Farmers and Ranchers Launch Pro-Green New Deal Coalition

The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers for a Green New Deal coalition held a press conference on Capitol Hill Wednesday, along with a handful of...

Corn Growers Continued Frustration Over Small Refinery Waivers

  The allocation of small refinery waivers continues to take its toll on agriculture. Last week, the National Biodiesel Board expressed its disappointment with a...

USDA Modernizes Swine Slaughter Inspection

USDA is modernizing its swine slaughter inspection system for the first time in decades. “It’s the first change that we’ve had in over 50 years...

AFBF Calls for USDA to End NRCS Abuses

Farmers and ranchers are being denied due process as part of an abuse of discretion by the Natural Resources Conservation Service, according to a...

Time is Dwindling to Enroll in DMC Program

There’s a few more days before time runs out on signing up for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program. The deadline to sign up...

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...

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