Today's weather by Mark Sterling at MAC
Early strength from an active export wire this morning would burn off at the open to the day session leaving all three lower heading into the weekend.
Herbruck’s plans to construct three cage-free pullet-rearing facilities to raise 2.5 million young hens, (known as pullets) annually in Ionia. The project, which also calls for significant investments in aviary equipment and construction, will create 33 jobs over the next three years.
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.
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.
“While we have no doubt that the folks at Nashoba do indeed put love into the manufacture of their product, we hate to see misleading food labels that don’t comply with legal standards that other companies follow…”
These fundamentals suggest the price of Thanksgiving’s key ingredient – the turkey – could be lower this year.
As farmers across the state struggle to turn a profit in an era of depressed commodity prices, one aspect of agribusiness — food processing — continues to grow in West Michigan.
"Love" is not a common or usual name of an ingredient, the FDA said.
Farmers can expect the PLC/ARC payment deposits on about the 15th – 20th of October.
Farmer cooperatives and processor trade organizations are currently considering a farm bill request to change the beverage milk price to the simple average of the advanced Class III and IV milk prices plus 74 cents per hundredweight.
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.