The Michigan and Indiana state Farm Bureaus recently sent 23 farmers and agriculture industry leaders on a study tour of Germany and Belgium Aug. 31 through Sept. 11, to learn about the agricultural innovation and distinctive policies of north-central Europe on a host of farm matters ranging from biotechnology to trade and renewable energy.
Experience the farms, history, culture and landscapes through their eyes by viewing photos and videos from the trip.
September 30, 2015
"Their non-GMO sugar beets require herbicide treatments," Bednarski said. "Whereas in Michigan, GMO sugar beets enable us to refrain from herbicide application."
September 22, 2015
Twenty-three Michigan and Indiana Farm Bureau members recently participated in an international study tour to Germany and Belgium, Sept. 1-11. The group saw and heard first-hand how the region’s agricultural makeup is heavily influenced by Europe’s rich history, Germany’s large-scale efforts to increase renewable energy production, and consumer demand for affordable, non-GMO food products.
August 28, 2015
Twenty three farmers representing Michigan and Indiana state Farm Bureaus are set to depart for an 11-day study tour of Germany and Belgium Aug. 31 through Sept. 11, showcasing the innovation and distinctive policy attributes of north-central Europe.
June 24, 2015
The Michigan and Indiana state Farm Bureaus are sending 23 farmers and ag industry leaders on a study tour of Germany and Belgium Aug. 31 through Sept. 11, showcasing the innovation and distinctive policy attributes of north-central Europe.