This week on Farm News Five...
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Host Janelle Brose reports on the Michigan Departments of Agriculture and Rural Development and Environmental Quality teaming up with Michigan State University to investigate the effectiveness of controlled drainage at three Lenawee County farms
The second week of Farm News Five is here.
In this week's Farm News Five we discuss what's next for the farm bill, how a farmer wins attorney fees in Right-to-Farm case and we hear from Chris Betz with market activity.
On this week's Farm News Five we wade through soggy fields with growers in southeast Michigan, a deadline for Margin Protection Program for dairy producers is nearing, and MAC's Chris Betz is in for the Market Report.
On this week's Farm News Five learn about the 2018 Farm Bill Action Alert, Ford Driving Skills for Life Teen Instructions, Apple Growers approve promotion program, and MAC's Chris Betz is in for the Market Report.
On this week's Farm News Five, we look at a new revenue protection program from Farm Bureau and dive into the growth of H-2A.
Should you enroll in the dairy Margin Protection Program? That's the topic of conversation on this week's Farm News Five along with a look at the life of MFB Board member Josh Wunsch and some facts about the percentage of each food dollar going to farmers today.
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.
Farming can be a capital-intense business and with land prices increasing and commodity prices decreasing it may appear impossible for individuals to enter into farming. However, we also know if we are to continue to have access to a safe and affordable food supply, we must have resources available to encourage the next generation of farmers.
Welcome to the 2018 Field Focus feature. This year, six of our seven reporters are members of ProFile, a leadership development program of Michigan Farm Bureau. In each print edition of Michigan Farm News through the growing season, these young farmers will tell you about conditions on their farms and their regions.
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.