Research conducted in 2017 provides new information on the use of esfenvalerate to manage oriental fruit moth.
Projects are selected based on their impact to the overall agriculture industry and their impact to food and agriculture growth and investment in Michigan.
The free Feb. 23, 2018, webinar will include an update on spotted wing Drosophila research in Michigan.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has emphasized the first year will focus less on regulation and compliance, and more on education and readiness.
New for the 2018 seminar is a "mock audit," where we walk through the specific details and strategies of a U.S. Department of Labor audit.
Attendees are encouraged to arrive well-before the 9 a.m. start time.
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.
Spiech Farms LLC of Paw Paw, Mich. in Van Buren County, provider of fresh and frozen blueberries, asparagus and grapes, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan.
It is this building that earned Richard Friske and family the 2017 Governor’s Energy Excellence Award for “extraordinary efforts to reduce energy waste.” And it is here where labor problems that continually left the farm limping along have been largely healed.
Grant recipients include the Cherry Marketing Institute, Michigan Apple Committee, Grow Eastern Market, Michigan Carrot Committee, Michigan Vegetable Council, and Michigan Wine Collaborative, among others.
Unusual heat wave in late September calls for special concerns to apples.
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.