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December 12, 2018
In a rapid-fire sequence of events, the U.S. Senate moved quickly this afternoon to approve the final, budget-neutral 2018 Farm Bill proposal, 87 to 13. The compromise package had been recommended and released by the Farm Bill Conference Committee just hours earlier today.
December 11, 2018
Farmers and ranchers across the country are applauding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corp. of Engineers for their proposal asking for a clear, understandable, and implementable definition of “waters of the United States” that clarifies federal authority under the Clean Water Act. Today’s proposal contains a straightforward definition that would result in significant cost savings, protect the nation’s navigable waters, help sustain economic growth, and reduce barriers to business development.
December 7, 2018
Based on legal filings, Michigan Farm News has learned that Michael “Mike” and Melissa Stamp have both been named as co-defendants in a new five-count “Superseding Indictment” on federal charges, which was filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan’s Southern Division on Nov. 14.
December 6, 2018
The American Farm Bureau Federation, in partnership with Farm Credit, has announced Michigan-based AgHelp Corp. of Belding, Michigan has been chosen as one of the final four teams in the 2019 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge. AgHelp Corp, led by founder Feliciano Paredes, will participate in a live pitch competition at AFBF’s 100th Annual Convention in New Orleans on Jan. 13.
November 30, 2018
Famers serving as voting delegates at this week’s 99thannual meeting of the Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) had robust delegate discussions over the three-day event, as they sifted through 110 different policy recommendations, generated and consolidated from more than 800 county-level recommendations.
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