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July 3, 2018
Gov. Snyder signed Public Acts 267, 268 and 269 into law, creating three new oversight commissions aimed at increasing transparency and accountability within the state’s Department of Environmental Quality.
June 26, 2018
Several county Farm Bureau members were with Gov. Snyder as he signed House Bill 5638 into law as Public Act 209, finalizing science-based improvements to the state’s water withdrawal program.
June 15, 2018
Although subsurface drainage is essential for economical crop production, it can also allow nutrients, such as phosphorus, to bypass the natural filter of the soil and be transported to surface water.
June 11, 2018
Unregistered water users have until September 28 to participate in the Unreported Large Quantity Withdrawal Initiative through the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.
June 8, 2018
With bipartisan backing and Michigan Farm Bureau’s support, legislation making significant science-based improvements to the state’s water withdrawal registration program passed the Senate and awaits Gov. Snyder’s final approval.