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April 14, 2021
The family who runs West Michigan’s Visser Farms LLC knows that pain firsthand. Last year they hoped to open an additional farm stand to sell some of their 300 different varieties of specialty crops directly to their community and help offset the hardship of the pandemic.
April 13, 2021
Four well-deserving Young Farmers who competed with 12 other contestants in four categories – Agriculture Achievement, Excellence in Agriculture, Agriculture Leader and Agriculture Employee – have been announced as winners of Michigan Farm Bureau’s (MFB) 2021 Young Farmer Awards.
April 12, 2021
In a bipartisan letter to the ITC, Michigan Reps. Huizenga, Jack Bergman, Dan Kildee, Lisa McClain and Fred Upton, along with another 25 members from Georgia and Florida, laid out concerns regarding imports from Mexico gaining significant U.S. market shares at the expense of American farmers.
April 6, 2021
The Farm Bureau Family of Companies has announced a $100,000 pledge to benefit Michigan State University’s Project RAISE (Raise for Agriculture Industries, Shows and Education), an initiative to expand the university’s Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education.
February 24, 2021
After receiving multiple questions regarding what defines a “food and ag worker” as outlined in an updated Michigan Department of Health and Human Services COVID vaccination schedule released last week, the state’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has provided some clarification.
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