“We’re not looking to finger-point, but to work collaboratively.”
"Nobody really has a lot of good information. A lot of them can't get back into some of the vineyards that were affected because of all the road closures.”
A proposal supported by Michigan Farm Bureau to prohibit local governments from imposing taxes on food manufacturing, distribution or sale awaits the Governor’s approval.
Free educational site offers first-of-its-kind land affordability calculator.
Tillerman Seeds intends to purchase small seed companies with an established regional presence or specialty products that have growth potential.
“Hannah’s popularity and youth make her an ideal person to reach out to teens and kids, who often don’t consider nutrition as a critical factor in being all they can be,” said Sharon Toth, RD, CEO of the United Dairy Industry of Michigan.
The transaction is subject to the closing of Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto and approval by relevant authorities. It is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018.
The power plan had the potential to be one of the most costly regulations ever imposed on the U.S. economy and would have paved the way for regulations.
A memorial service was held Oct. 13, 2017, honoring Dr. Dave Schweikhardt, at Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture on the campus of Michigan State University.
Watch this week's Farm News Five episode to learn about LeRoy Township proposed GAAMP zoning ordinance, power take-off safety, sales tax loop hole, and a Michigan Agricultural Commodities market report featuring Chris Betz.
Overall, it was not a disaster year for the state.
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.
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.