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Harvest Weather Forecast: Minimal Harvest Opportunities Between Rain Showers

Excessive rain in the forecast again as we move forward this week, particularly over the southern half…

Michigan Sugar Company Anticipates Record Crop as Full Beet Harvest Begins

Sugarbeet pile in Bay City. Photo: Michigan Sugar As Michigan Sugar Company begins the full harvest of…

Tonnages For Michigan 2021 Sugarbeet Crop So High, Co-Op Asking Growers to Leave Beets Behind

Sugarbeets from Getner-Bischer Farms, Michigan. Photo: Ashley Davenport

Public Comment Opportunities Available for Federal, State District Maps

Photo by Michigan State Capitol The Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (MICRC) recently announced details for the…

Vilsack, Villalobos Meeting Focused on Trade, ASF and Climate Change

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and his Mexican counterpart Sec. Victor Villalobos met in Ames, Iowa on…

Michigan Hemp Farmers Encouraged to Participate in First Federal Hemp Acreage and Production Survey

The U.S Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA-NASS) mailed its first Hemp Acreage and Production…

Ag Groups Formally Object to EPA Chlorpyrifos Rule

This week, more than 80 agricultural groups filed formal objections to the Environmental Protection Agency’s August 30…

USDA Launches New Effort to Reduce Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Poultry

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that it is mobilizing a…

USDA, EPA Announce Winners of the Next Gen Fertilizer Innovations Challenge

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of the…