A special disease management firearm deer hunt has been scheduled for Jan. 4-7 and Jan. 11-14 in Alpena County on lands south of M-32.
Michigan ranks third in the nation in the number of Christmas trees harvested, with nearly 700 growers supplying approximately 3 million fresh Christmas trees to the national market each year.
Michigan is participating in a multi-state, checkoff-funded project to identify soybean yield gaps and the management practices responsible for them.
DuPont Pioneer has announced farmers will have additional acres available for production contracts of Pioneer® brand Plenish®^ high oleic soybeans for the 2018 growing season.
Farmers with land in the Rabbit River Watershed are eligible to receive funds through a new grant program aimed at improving watershed health and reducing sediment loading.
USDA’s most recent long-term Agricultural Projections through 2027, shows that soybean acres will surpass corn acres in 2019.
To assist farmers making marketing decisions, a Milk and Grain Marketing Series will begin this year on Dec. 12, 2017, and meet quarterly on March 13, 2018, June 12, 2018, and Sept. 11, 2018.
Farmers who submit their applications by Dec. 15, 2017, and are selected for funding should have a contract in place to apply conservation practices in the spring.
Growers must manage corn residue properly or risk stand establishment issues. This is especially important in corn following corn, as corn is less tolerant of residue than soybeans.
“This opens the possibility of designing new chemicals that target sodium channels of pests but spare bees.”
Manufacturers of products containing glyphosate, or products with even trace residues of glyphosate sold in California could be required to affix a misleading warning label to their products starting in 2018.
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.
As more employers plan to use the H-2A program, completing the following items this year will make an easier transition to H-2A employment.
The dairy industry is facing a challenging time, a cyclical downturn that’s lasted longer than in previous cycles, and is expected to continue for at least the near-term.