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  1. Corn that didn't mature fully this summer or dry fully this fall stands a better chance of bridging in storage, creating a possible hazard for farmers.

    MIOSHA safety grants to benefit Michigan farms

    • Oct. 22, 2014

    LANSING, MI -- Workplace safety grants recently announced by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) specifically target smaller businesses, making them ideal for addressing risks inherent in the business of producing food and fiber. Qualifying employers can put individual grants of up to $5,000 each toward the purchase of safety and health-related equipment.

THIS WEEK'S EDITION

  1. Michigan crop update: Storms, wind cause lodging in corn

    • Oct. 22, 2014

    LANSING, MI -- There were 4.8 days suitable for fieldwork in Michigan during the week ending October 12, according to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes …

  1. Indiana crop update: Rain delays harvest
  2. 4-H gala launches campaign and recognizes Emerald awardees
  3. MCA to USDA: Don't hijack the checkoff
  4. Caution, patience key to harvest safety

CALENDARS

  1. Auction Calendar

    • Oct. 22, 2014

    ONLINE ONLY. Rental equipment, pressure washer, mowers, misc. For Info: Repocast 866-550-7376 (10/15)

MSU EXTENSION AG NEWS

PURDUE EXTENSION AG NEWS

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE NEWS

USDA LATEST NEWS

  1. State legislators hear Ohio Youth Capitol Challenge winners' policy proposal

    COLUMBUS, OH -- The winners of the Ohio Youth Capitol Challenge recently presented their policy proposal to local legislators and candidates running for state office....

      Oct. 22, 2014
  2. Michigan crop update: Storms, wind cause lodging in corn

    LANSING, MI -- There were 4.8 days suitable for fieldwork in Michigan during the week ending October 12, according to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Region....

      Oct. 22, 2014
  3. MIOSHA safety grants to benefit Michigan farms

    LANSING, MI -- Workplace safety grants recently announced by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) specifically target smaller businesses, making them ideal for addressing risks inherent in the business of producing food and ...

      Oct. 22, 2014
  4. Indiana crop update: Rain delays harvest

    WEST LAFAYETTE, IN -- Corn and soybean harvest was hindered and, in some regions, halted by frequent rains, but the mild weather permitted farmers to re-enter fields towards the end of the week, according to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Region....

      Oct. 22, 2014
  5. Feral swine study pairs MSU, U of M researchers to assess statewide impact

    EAST LANSING, MI -- A new study will pair Michigan State University (MSU) researchers with researchers from the University of Michigan-Flint to learn more about one of the state's most potentially destructive invasive species: feral swine....

      Oct. 15, 2014
  6. Purdue expert: Prepare now for post-harvest drying

    WEST LAFAYETTE, IN -- The nearly ideal weather that has been credited with helping produce an expected record corn crop in Indiana also is yielding concerns that some of the grain will be harvested wetter than normal and require more artificial drying...

      Oct. 15, 2014
  7. 4-H gala launches campaign and recognizes Emerald awardees

    EAST LANSING, MI -- The Michigan 4-H Foundation hosted the 4-H Town and Country Gala for Michigan's Youth Oct. 3 at the Downtown Market in Grand Rapids, Michigan....

      Oct. 22, 2014
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