Today's weather by Mark Sterling at MAC
Red Monday start the week, as all three slid lower with rain in headlines for the U.S. plains and Argentina, along with chatter over trade policy.
American farmers have carefully grown their relationship with Chinese customers, but for some cherry growers and wine producers in Michigan, trade tensions are souring the fruits of their labor. CGTN’s Dan Williams reports.
Farm News Media
With the recent
changes authorized under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 to the Margin
Protection Program or MPP, USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) has announced that
dairy producers can begin enrolling now until June 1, 2018.
But before you do, Michigan Far
As is expected, EWG uses the PDP data to create statistics that promote fear and avoids addressing the fact that residue in nearly 100 percent of the produce tested were present at levels far below tolerances set by regulatory agencies.
The researchers fear too many decisions to remove additives are being made for marketing reasons alone without considering whether they increase food safety risks.
“Bolthouse shouldn’t deceive consumers in this way. FDA needs to immediately stop Campbell’s egregious violation of longstanding food labeling laws.”
Highlights for the week-long celebration May 13-19 include Gillett Bridge Festival & World’s Largest Cider Judging Competition.
“This situation is entirely preventable and must be resolved.”
A recent ruling has concluded that the presence of acetate in the paperpot chains prevents them from being used on certified organic operations.
Bipartisan Budget Act makes substantial program changes
More than 96 percent of farm banks were profitable in 2017, with more than 55 percent reporting an increase in earnings.
Financial benchmarks provide farmers key insights into how their operation is performing financially and help identify areas for improvement.
In today’s challenging economic times, it is more important than ever to monitor the operational efficiency of your operation.
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.