Michigan corn growers rejected a referendum calling for a half-cent increase in The Corn Marketing Program assessment. A total of 1,861 ballots, were cast with 177 disqualified for being incomplete or postmarked after the deadline. Of the valid 1,684 valid ballots, 697 producers voted yes (41 percent) representing 37,476,520.154 bushels of corn (42 percent); 987 producers voted no (59 percent) representing 52,592,675.238 bushels of corn (58 percent).
Despite some fleeting flirtations with unseasonably warm weather, the mostly cool spring of 2016 is setting the stage for a promising launch of the growing season for Michigan's big-acreage field crops—corn, soybeans, wheat and sugar beets.
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Per federal regulations, all other forms must be rejected by the Secretary of State.
Michigan AgrAbility provides direct services to farmers with injuries, illness, aging or other conditions so they can continue the work and lifestyle they love.
Members and staff representing Michigan Farm Bureau’s Forestry Advisory Committee recently returned from a three-day study trip to North Carolina where they explored the state’s forest management programs and forest products industry.
“Overall, sales of beer as a whole have been static over the last two years, but craft beer sales have increased 18 percent every year. We expect it to hit a 20 percent market share by 2020.”
Ritchie is widely regarded as the man who led beef's transformation in composition, size and growth potential.
"We do these things to help attain and engage with our great employees."
The results in lab tests show modification of the genes produces peanuts that are no longer allergenic.
Eight foods account for 90 percent of food-allergy reactions in the U.S: eggs, shellfish, fish, milk, soy, wheat, peanuts and tree nuts.
On July 23, 2015, The U. S. House of Representatives passed the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act in an effort to protect consumers and facilitate informed decision making.
The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Farm Service Agency (FSA) has several powerful tools to dissuade farmers from producing an agricultural commodity in wetlands or on highly erodible soil.
Now the EPA is working on implementing a project that makes WOTUS look like a cake walk.
Many may think the practice of employment reference checking is a thing of the past, but if you want to ensure a good fit between a job candidate and a vacant position, it is well worth the effort.
Stanford’s “routine” included music from the FarmersOnly.com commercials and a romantically dejected bumpkin tipping over a pretend black and white cow.