Putting Conservation Innovation To Work On U.S. Farms

$24M in grants will help partners implement, evaluate innovative approaches to conservation “The Conservation Innovation Grants program is funding the future of conservation and agriculture,” said NRCS Chief Matthew Lohr. (NRCS Oregon, Flickr/Creative Commons)

MSU Extension and FSA to Host Farm Bill Meetings

We finally have the field crop commodity section of the national farm bill program To help farmers navigate the best plan for their farm, Michigan State University Extension and the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) have teamed up to offer ...

Ag Leaders Support Science-based Standards

Resolution emphasizes need for science-based ag regulations to facilitate global ag trade “We have an opportunity to support the agricultural producers in the Western Hemisphere – and across the world – by committing to science-based standards and policies that ensure ...

Michigan Food and Ag Companies to Expand, Create Jobs with MDARD Grants

For immediate release:May 9, 2018 Media contact: Jennifer Holton, 517-284-5724 Program contact: Peter Anastor, 517-284-5777

House Panel Discussing Water Withdrawal Changes

There was general agreement at Wednesday's House Natural Resources Committee meeting that changes are due to the state's large water withdrawal process, but environmental groups and the Department of Environmental Quality said some elements of legislation to make ...







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