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Planting Weather Forecast: Mostly Drier Weather for Next Week

Drier weather tries to move into Michigan this week. We do have a couple of hiccups we…

Grilling Goofs That Could Make You Sick

While summer doesn’t officially begin until June 21st, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer…

Conversations With Dairy Checkoff: Dairy Promotion Grants

Our monthly “Conversations with Dairy Checkoff” continues this month with Jolene Griffin, director of industry relations with United…

Strong Global Demand for Beef Facing Inflation Pressures

The U.S. Meat Export Federation began its spring conference this week in San Antonio, Texas. USMEF President…

New Chicken Regulations Are a ‘Solution Searching for a Problem,’ Says National Chicken Council

The USDA announced new regulations for the poultry industry that the National Chicken Council isn’t supporting. “This…

How Michigan Sugarbeet Producers Are Affected by Inflation, Supply Chain Disruptions

Sugarbeets from a sugarbeet field. Photo: Adobe Stock. The Michigan Ag Today Sugarbeet Planting report is made…

Diesel and Gas Prices Remain Volatile Ahead of Summer Driving Season

After weeks of volatile oil prices, there has been some stability on the international scene. However, refined…

Soybean Farmers Share Priorities for 2023 Farm Bill

Photo courtesy of the American Soybean Association. The American Soybean Association (ASA) has shared a list of…

Michigan’s Cattle Farmers Impacted by Inventory and Input Prices

Michigan’s cattle farmers face a number of obstacles when it comes to their bottom line, and there…

U.S. Wine Imports Reach Nearly $7.5 Billion in 2021

Growing consumption of wine in the U.S. has contributed to an increase in wine imports, from 127…

Farm Bureau to Host ‘Farmers Saving Lives’ Virtual Event for Mental Health Month

In recognition of May as Mental Health Month, the American Farm Bureau Federation will host a free…

Sixty Percent of Corn Crop, 47 Percent of Soybean Crop Planted So Far in Michigan, Says USDA

Michigan farmers are quickly catching up on planting progress across the state. So far in Michigan, 60…

Diesel Declines, While Gas Prices Jump Before Memorial Day Weekend

Photo by C.J. Miller / Michigan Ag Today. Diesel prices have declined slightly, while the national gas…