The competition is co-sponsored by the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, which will host a Gold Medal Wine Reception featuring the best wines from the competition on Thursday, July 27th.
“In order to ensure the council’s report is as comprehensive as possible, we urge you to consider the voices of our rural communities,” the Rebuild Rural Coalition wrote.
“This has been an amazing team effort, and while farmers are feeling the stress right now of having to spray so much and spend so much more money, we’ll swat this fly.”
In a unanimous vote, Michigan’s onion producers have approved a referendum to continue the Michigan Onion Promotion and Development Program, Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development Director Jamie Clover Adams announced Aug. 14.
The state’s agriculture department will receive an almost 20 percent increase in funding for 2017-18, including a new $8.4 million line item dedicated to agriculture industry research and development.
Currently, the assessment is 6 cents per hundredweight of onions.
We screened June-dropped and wind-dropped fruit to determine levels of spotted wing Drosophila infestation in tart and sweet cherries.
Michigan fruit production was up from 2015.
Growers will need a fresh approach to managing spotted wing Drosophila.
Addressing an audience of 3,000 small business owners and entrepreneurs
attending the inaugural Alibaba Gateway ’17 trade
conference at Detroit’s Cobo Hall, company founder and Executive Chairman, Jack
Ma, small in stature, stood as a giant in the global economy.
Compounding the difficulty in damage assessment were wide temperature swings throughout western Michigan.
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.
Farming is a challenging undertaking, with long days that start early and are filled with physical demands from running the tractor to calving cows to fixing equipment to repairing fence posts.
I am frequently asked "what is a gun trust and when should I create one?" The short answer is that gun trusts are created primarily to acquire, possess and use firearms regulated by the National Firearms Act of 1934 (the NFA).
For many farmers, it seems hardly a year goes by without some form of capital investment, whether in equipment, facilities, livestock or land.