July 9, 2020
Farmers in the Lower Peninsula experienced a much better spring for planting and growing conditions this year than in 2019. But once summer officially started June 20, the rains dried up and the mercury headed north of 90 degrees for days.
July 7, 2020
The state of Michigan has approved a $15 million Michigan Agricultural Safety Grant Program to assist Michigan farms and agricultural processors in their efforts to mitigate risks of the COVID-19 virus among essential workers.
New in 2020, registered Michigan voters have the right to vote by mail via absentee ballot without providing a reason.
Montcalm County Farm Bureau board member Patrick Outman is the AgriPac-endorsed Friend of Agriculture candidate for the 70th House District, encompassing all of Montcalm County and portions of Gratiot.
Gregory Alexander, drain commissioner for Sanilac County, is endorsed by the Michigan Farm Bureau’s AgriPac Committee as a “Friend of Agriculture,” in his bid to serve as Michigan’s 83rd District State Representative.