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June 28, 2017
A cookout of Americans’ favorite foods for the Fourth of July, including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk, will cost slightly less this year, coming in at less than $6 per person, says the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF).
June 22, 2017
While critics have been very vocal about their opposition to the state’s recently released draft Domestic Action Plan (DAP) for the Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB) due to its reliance on voluntary guidelines and practices in agriculture, the numbers tell a different story, according to Michigan Farm Bureau Ag Ecology Department Manager, Laura Campbell.
May 25, 2017
MDEQ’s delegated authority is again in jeopardy of being revoked by the EPA following a December 2016 program review (related story), which was critical of several key provisions of Michigan’s wetlands law (P.A. 98 of 2013).
May 23, 2017
MFB is looking for the next generation of agricultural leaders to take part in ProFILE, its elite leadership development program for farmers ages 25-35.
April 25, 2017
Jackson County dairyman Hank Choate is among 14 farmers from across the country meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, alongside AFBF President Zippy Duvall and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue.
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