Tag Archives: Agriculture

Tribe receives grant for a new farmers market pavilion

SCIT4c_smallThe Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has been awarded federal grant money to build a new farmers market pavilion.
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New Conservation program to help Michigan Farmers

file8121325951346Michigan farmers will soon be getting some help with conservation efforts, thanks to the 2014 Farm Bill. Read more

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Snyder: Immigration shakeup include ag workers

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAGovernor Rick Snyder says Michigan needs to do more to attract seasonal migrant laborers to work on farms this spring and summer.
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Transportation Infrastructure meeting leaves members hopeful

MABA logo BrownMichigan roads may see less agricultural traffic if transportation infrastructure plans continue to move forward. Read more

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Michigan farmers fear new rules could jeopardize their operations

 Local farmers worry about the impact proposed new regulations will have on their ability to provide affordable produce to Michigan communities. Photo courtesy of Nic Welty.

Local farmers worry about the impact proposed new regulations will have on their ability to provide affordable produce to Michigan communities. Photo courtesy of Nic Welty.

In light of the rise in food-borne illness outbreaks, the Food and Drug Administration has proposed new regulations for produce farms and food processors, and Michigan’s local farmers fear the changes could unfairly burden their operations and reduce options for consumers.
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