This week on Farm News Five...
Michigan Agricultural Commodities Stands Up for Bin Safety, Great Lakes Ag Labor Services needs farms input with labor survey and Michigan Farm Bureau announces Young Farmer Awards.
A visit with Sonny Perdue and more on China's tariff threats.
In this week's Farm News Five, we talk NAFTA and trade in Washington with legislators; review a down year for honey production and look at the upcoming Michigan Beef Expo.
There were plenty of Presidents in Washington this week. The Michigan Farm Bureau hosted a Presidents' Capitol tour that saw County Farm Bureau presidents visiting the nation's capitol to advocate for Michigan agriculture.
In this week's Farm News Five, we visit Ag Day at the Capitol, discuss legislation dealing with small farm loans and visit the 35th annual Michigan Horse Expo.
The future of Michigan agriculture gathered for the 2018 FFA state convention this week, and Farm News Five was there. We've also got the FFA Star award winners, a look at the history of John Deere, news on a new cheese and whey production facility and the weekly market report.
There's a new name on the farm scene: Corteva Agriscience. DowDuPont will support the new brand name through a series of recognition events between now and the time the division becomes an independent company.The Agriculture Division of DowDuPont announced the name of the intended company once it is spun off, which is expected to happen by June 1, 2019.
Watch this weeks Farm News Five: Spring planting checklist, TB cattle found in Kalamazoo County, and a Michigan Agricultural Commodities market report featuring Chris Betz.
Farm Bureau Insurance agent unveil the new Agent Charitable fund, MAC Outlook Conference, TB positive cattle in Ottawa County, and a Michigan Agricultural Commodities market report featuring Chris Betz.
Another Great Lakes Crop Summit is in the books, improved broadband services in Michigan, new feed plant coming to Michigan and a Michigan Agricultural Commodities market report featuring Chris Betz.
Are you wondering what the break-even cost is on your cattle operation? Are you unsure what market price you need on your crops to cover inputs? Questioning if you should buy that piece of equipment this year or next year to minimize income taxes?
Financial benchmarks provide farmers key insights into how their operation is performing financially and help identify areas for improvement.
In today’s challenging economic times, it is more important than ever to monitor the operational efficiency of your operation.
It is generally well accepted that a building permit is not required for buildings used for agricultural purposes if the building does not include retail trade.
Farming is a capital-intensive business, with land, equipment and facilities that can run into millions of dollars.