agriculture

man in field
Rebecca Thiele / WMUK

As spring planting season begins, Michigan farmers are getting new guidance on protecting their workforce from the coronavirus. 

 


vice-president and aides
Courtesy / Matthew Dae Smith / Lansing State Journal

Vice-President Mike Pence made a stop in Lansing Tuesday to talk about agriculture.

 


Mike Pence photo
Courtesy photo / Gabe Skidmore

The annual legislative seminar of the Michigan Farm Bureau in Lansing will hear from Vice President Mike Pence and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Tuesday.


Russ White | MSU Today

Kirk Heinze talks about agriculture with the always knowledgeable, always straightforward and always engaging, Jim Byrum, president of the Michigan Agri-Business Association. Byrum is retiring from his role leading MABA next February. He discusses several key issues affecting the agriculture industry and reflects on 24 years at the helm of MABA and 46 years in the agricultural industry.


soybean field
flickr/Ken

Michigan’s Governor and senior U.S. Senator are concerned that escalating tariffs on Chinese goods may end up hurting Michigan’s economy. 


Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch, fire
WLNS-TV

About 250,000 hens have been killed during a fire at a mid-Michigan poultry operation.

Russ White MSU Today

AgBioResearch is the overarching organization within Michigan State University that has responsibility for most of the food, agriculture, and natural resources research within the university,” Doug Buhler, assistant vice president of research and innovation at Michigan State University and director of MSU AgBioResearch, tells Kirk Heinze in a wide ranging conversation focusing on some of the rigorous, timely, and impactful research underway at MSU. 


soybean field
flickr/Ken

Plans are moving forward on a $10 million soybean processing facility in Michigan.

Russ White

For a segment of Greening of the Great Lakes within MSU Today, Kirk Heinze talks with Jim Byrum, president of the Michigan Agri-Business Association, about the challenges and opportunities facing the agriculture industry nationally and in Michigan in 2019. 


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The state of Michigan is urging farmers to give up free natural gas.

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