If you think the government is heavy-handed in enforcing environmental laws here, imagine if you had to run every farming move through an environmental court.
Watch this week's Farm News Five episode to learn about the Michigan Livestock expo recap, the states agriculture budget, McDonalds egg cracking competition and a MAC market report featuring Chris Betz.
Steps needed to prevent future fraudulent imports and encourage transition of domestic acres to meet growing organic feed demand.
Producers interested in participating in the updated program are encouraged to act quickly to take advantage of limited incentives available.
The requirements of the ELD mandate may force small business owners out of the marketplace while also having the unintended impact of jeopardizing the wellbeing of hauled animals.
Michigan Farm Bureau’s political action committee, AgriPac, recently announced its selection of Pam Sossi to receive its “Friend of Agriculture” endorsement in the House of Representative’s special election in the Detroit-based 1st district.
The Great Dairy Adventure was geared to families, daycare centers, summer camps and anyone who wanted to learn more about dairy farming and sample free ice cream and other dairy products.
Per acre seed costs for corn likely will not significantly decrease until corn acres decline.
No matter its size, no farm should be shut out from the deductions and provisions that are designed to help businesses create jobs and boost the economy.
H.R. 1238 will cost about $500,000 a year with such spending subject to the availability of appropriated funds.
The average price per pelt for the 2016 crop year was $35, compared to $31.10 in 2015.
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.