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Agriculture Commission and MDARD Seeking Public Input on Agricultural Management Practices

The Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development…

Michigan Wheat Program, MSU Releases High-Management Results from the 2021 MSU Wheat Performance Trials

Photo: Ashley Davenport Farmers planting wheat this fall will want to check the just-released results of the…

Pork Producers on High Alert as African Swine Fever Cases Confirmed in Dominican Republic

A devastating disease that decimated China’s pig population has been detected in swine samples from the Dominican…

How the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Demonstrate the Importance of Ag Trade

Japan is the 4th-largest export market for U.S. food and agricultural products and also host to the…

Michigan Apples Provides Mid-Season Update During Facebook Live Event

For the last few weeks, the hot and humid atmosphere has felt a bit more like a…

Dominican Republic Confirmed Positive for African Swine Fever

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Wednesday that the Dominican Republic (DR) has confirmed cases of…

Michigan State University to Host Dry Bean, Sugarbeet Field Day

Photo: MSU Extension Michigan State University (MSU) and industry researchers will discuss current issues impacting dry beans…

Large Majority of Consumers Understand Real Sugar Comes from Plants & That it Can Be Part of a Healthy Diet

Photo: The Sugar Association A significant majority of consumers understand real sugar originates from plants and is…

FCC Announces $311 Million for Rural Broadband Efforts

The FCC this week announced more than $311 million in broadband funding through the Rural Digital opportunity…

Infrastructure Investment to Create More Than 100,000 Equipment Manufacturing Jobs

More than 100,000 family-sustaining equipment manufacturing jobs can be created before the end of President Biden’s first…

Rainfall Boosts Quality of all Michigan Field Crops, Increased Disease Pressure in Vegetables

Field Crops Adequate rainfall events occurred across a majority of the State as growing conditions improved, according…

Commentary: How the Chicken McNugget Changed American Agriculture

It was 1979, and the hamburger was safely secure atop the fast food menu.  While there were…