Farm News Five: MDARD and DEQ team up | Michigan Farm News

Farm News Five: MDARD and DEQ team up

Category: Farm News Five

by Farm News Media

Host Janelle Brose reports on the Michigan Departments of Agriculture and Rural Development and Environmental Quality teaming up with Michigan State University to investigate the effectiveness of controlled drainage at three Lenawee County farms to determine if the practice reduces nutrient load from the fields. The Michigan Cattlemen’s Association is hosting their summer roundup, June 22nd and 23rd in Escanaba. Data collection for the 2017 Census of Agriculture is wrapping up. Farmers have until June 15th to submit their paper questionnaire or until the end of July if using the USDA’s online census form at With a look at the latest market activity, here is Michigan Ag Commodities Chris Betz.