Farmers will not use more water than is necessary. We have the tools and technology to maximize efficiency and minimize loss.
Products exported from Michigan to Ontario include baked goods, non-alcoholic beverages and pet food. In 2016, Ontario-Michigan two-way trade totaled $81 billion. Our strong economic partnership creates hundreds of thousands of good jobs on both sides of the border.
America's farmers and ranchers need pro-growth policies that will help them compete and win across the globe - but especially here at home.
The EPA actually classified a mere 1,069 out of its 16,205 employees as essential during the 2013 federal government shutdown. So asking department officials to struggle through with an $8.06 billion budget in 2017 — compared to the $8.2 billion they received in 2016 — is not imposing a serious hardship.
The Food and Drug Administration plans to launch a public outreach campaign regarding the benefits of agricultural biotechnology and biotech crops.
Last year, we exported $16.6 billion more agricultural products than we took in, and we’re on track for an even higher surplus in 2017, forecast at $21.5 billion.
As wheat blast is spread by seeds and crop residue, the only option left is to burn the fields where the fungus is suspected.
When it comes to MFB members, there is never a shortage of talent and experience to pull from.
One of the tools MDARD continues to use on farms in the northeastern Lower Peninsula is the Wildlife Risk Mitigation (WRM) project.
It is a misconception to think that mechanization can replace most farm workers. Certain farm jobs like tending livestock, pruning vines and trees and picking fresh produce require a human touch.
Here’s a way to feel a little redemption if you’re a Michigan farmer.
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.
The EPA and Army Corps had been without a valid WOTUS definition for some time.