The effects of floral competition, where honeybees out-compete more efficient native pollinators, could lead to a drop in native bee visitation and a subsequent decrease in their reproductive success.
Forage meetings throughout Michigan during March 2018 will highlight profitability opportunities with alfalfa and corn silages for farmers.
I believe this country is ready to go forward with the legalization of industrial hemp and move beyond nearly five decades of industrial hemp’s unfortunate misalignment with its more infamous cannabis cousin.
How do I know if it’s safe to spread manure this winter?
The new Senate bill would allocate a total of $200M over the next five years.
“We need an education process for young people to look at
this for a career.”
The playing field is changing and the assumptions that many farmers have made in the past about spring planting credit lines may be outdated. It is time to act!
the goal is to save the company money through routine maintenance that is preventative instead of reactive, which means a steady output or even increased level of output.
Expanded options are available to enhance the farm safety net.
Despite the continued downturn in the farm economy, Climate Corp., doesn’t appear to be losing their focus on research and development of new products and services in the “Digital Ag Space.”
Hay stocks in Michigan are down 16.7 percent, according to USDA Crop Reports, and many Midwest states realized similar declines.
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.