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July 2, 2020
As COVID-19-related losses mount in the U.S. farm economy, USDA Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue predicts the $16 billion in direct payments to producers through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program won’t be enough.
July 1, 2020
With all the negative news facing the state’s farmers this year, Michigan Farm Bureau President Carl Bednarski, a Tuscola County farmer, said July 1, 2020, marks a day of significantly positive economic news for U.S. agriculture.
June 29, 2020
Volunteer recruitment efforts are underway for farmers in the Saginaw River watershed to participate in a $1 million effort to increase adoption of nutrient management practices on farm fields as part of a Michigan State University’s Institute of Water Research (IWR) project underwritten by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
June 26, 2020
A June 1 executive order issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to implement additional, preventive COVID-19 measures to “save lives and keep the state’s agricultural sector running smoothly and consistently” has many Michigan specialty crop growers scrambling to look for the new definition of “smoothly.”
The Michigan Ag Council has announced the first class of Michigan GROWN, Michigan GREAT Ambassadors, a new training program that will help develop young advocates for the agriculture industry in Michigan.
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