The conference kicks off Friday, Feb. 9 with optional, pre-conference tours which conclude with a destination dinner, returning to the hotel for a night of corn hole and euchre.
With the firearm deer season complete, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has now identified a total of 30 free-ranging white-tailed deer that are confirmed or suspected to have chronic wasting disease.
Michigan Farm Bureau Policy for 2018, Farm Bill Preview, the Genesee County FB Modern Ag on the Move Trailer and a Michigan Agricultural Commodities market report featuring Chris Betz.
The Michigan State University Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics has been ranked fourth in the world for its excellence in the agricultural and applied economics profession by the Center for World University Rankings.
Vogel Produce of Fremont MI was awarded the Michigan Vegetable Council’s 2017 Master Farmer Award at Great Lakes Expo on Dec 6, for their ingenuity both above the ground and below, and for their commitment to their customers.
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced a 90-day waiver from the requirement that agricultural and livestock haulers install Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) in their vehicles.
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.
The Senate Natural Resources Committee this week passed legislation to aid in increasing transparency and accountability within the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.
Dr. George Bird, Professor in the Department of Entomology at Michigan State University, was awarded the Michigan Vegetable Council’s 2017 Master Farmer Associate Award at Great Lakes Expo on Dec 6, for his steadfast commitment to advancements in nematode research, soil health, and the mission of the land grant university..
Government farm program payments have frequently provided a cushion during tough economic times. With the development of a new farm bill right around the corner, government farm programs will again capture the attention of farmers and agribusinesses.
Register now for MFB’s 2018 Voice of Agriculture Conference, Jan. 18-19 in Kalamazoo.
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.