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Governor Synder makes pledge to States Farm Bureau

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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder pledged new support to the state’s farm industry. Specifically, he pledged to promote increased immigration opportunities for farm workers. 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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