July 7 is the deadline to tell EPA to allow continued responsible use of 27 different pesticides under scrutiny by the regulatory agency.
European Union regulations that prevent plant-based dairy alternatives from using terms like “milk,” “cheese” and “yogurt” is a victory for the same battle occurring in the United States.
Only 61% of farms in some states have access to the internet.
According to USDA Production and Supply data the United States is the largest producer and the second largest exporter of broiler meat in the world.
Michigan Farm Bureau is joining forces on a new pilot project with The Nature Conservancy that recently received a $328,077 Conservation Innovation Grant from USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service to encourage the adoption of conservation practices by farmers through drain assessments. The goal of the project is to recognize and incentivize the establishment of conservation practices that improve the function or reduce the maintenance cost of publicly managed drain systems.
The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing yesterday to examine the administration’s approach to trade policy, and heard testimony from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.
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Michigan Farm Bureau is among more than 100 agricultural organizations asking USDA to revise their proposed changes to the nation’s biotechnology regulations that could negatively impact food production innovation.
Just look at the productivity of the American farmer over the last 30 years and know that we can assist in meeting that goal by 2050.
The North American Free Trade Agreement has been overwhelmingly beneficial for U.S. farmers and ranchers—and their counterparts in Canada and Mexico—but there are several good reasons to update and reform NAFTA from agriculture’s perspective, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.
On June 12, 2017, the Michigan Senate Ag Committee held a hearing in Alcona county, taking testimony from residents on matters related to bovine tuberculosis.
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.