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  1. Tuscola County grain, bean and sugarbeet farmer Carl Bednarski (right) is MFB's 16th president, succeeding Sanilac County dairyman Wayne H. Wood (left).

    New leaders at helm of state's largest farm group

    • Dec. 17, 2014

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- For the first time in 14 years there's new leadership at the top level of Michigan's largest farm organization. Tuscola County bean, grain and sugar beet farmer Carl Bednarski was elected Dec. 4 as the 16th president of the Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB).

THIS WEEK'S EDITION

  1. 4-H: Cheer on Lady Spartans at Jan. 18 Day at the Breslin

    • Dec. 17, 2014

    EAST LANSING, MI -- Join thousands of Michigan State University (MSU) Extension 4-H Youth Development families, volunteers and staff members in …

  1. New leaders at helm of state's largest farm group
  2. Snyder: 'Really bright future' ahead for Michigan agriculture
  3. Cattlemen's Boot Camp hosted this March in Florida
  4. Eat healthy during the holidays: Here's how

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  1. Auction Calendar

    • Dec. 17, 2014

    ONLINE ONLY. Antique tractor, pedal & toy collection. For Info: Sheridan Realty & Auction Co. 517-676-9800 (12/03, 12/10)

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  1. Auction Calendar

    ONLINE ONLY. Antique tractor, pedal & toy collection. For Info: Sheridan Realty & Auction Co. 517-676-9800 (12/03, 12/10)...

      Dec. 17, 2014
  2. Program covers developing on-farm energy management strategies

    WEST OLIVE, MI -- Michigan State University (MSU) Extension, Consumers Energy, and DTE Energy are sponsoring a series of workshops across Michigan designed to help row crop, livestock and dairy farmers learn how to use an energy audit to develop an...

      Dec. 10, 2014
  3. Conservation project underway at Sauder Village

    ARCHBOLD, OH -- Working in partnership with the Fulton County Soil and Water Conservation District, a major conservation project is currently underway at Sauder Village....

      Dec. 17, 2014
  4. FB: Keep urban farming 'responsible'

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- After this year's hubbub over Right-to-Farm Act relevance to urban farming, Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) members fine-tuned their Right-to-Farm policies during their 95th Annual Meeting in Grand Rapids....

      Dec. 17, 2014
  5. Weekly Price Outlook: How will the Dec. 1 corn stocks estimate be interpreted?

    It is always a challenge to anticipate the USDA's quarterly estimate of corn stocks, but the estimate of the Dec. 1 inventory, to be released on Jan. 12, 2015, is a special challenge, according to University of Illinois agricultural economist Darrel Good....

      Dec. 17, 2014
  6. Great Lakes Regional Dairy Conference slated for Feb. 5-7

    FRANKENMUTH, MI -- Dairy producers attending the 13th annual Great Lakes Regional Dairy Conference (GLRDC) Feb. 5-7, 2015, at the Bavarian Inn and Conference Center in Frankenmuth, MI, should come prepared to find out the latest information available on...

      Dec. 10, 2014
  7. 4-H: Cheer on Lady Spartans at Jan. 18 Day at the Breslin

    EAST LANSING, MI -- Join thousands of Michigan State University (MSU) Extension 4-H Youth Development families, volunteers and staff members in supporting the MSU women's basketball team at the annual 4-H Day at the Breslin. The event will take place Jan....

      Dec. 17, 2014
  8. Snyder: 'Really bright future' ahead for Michigan agriculture

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Addressing nearly a thousand Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) delegates and guests Dec. 2 at the organization's 2014 annual meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder updated the consistently forward-looking perspective that's...

      Dec. 17, 2014
  9. Michigan crop update: Winter wheat looks good

    EAST LANSING, MI -- There were 2.9 days suitable for fieldwork in Michigan during the week ending November 30, according to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Region....

      Dec. 10, 2014
  10. New leaders at helm of state's largest farm group

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- For the first time in 14 years there's new leadership at the top level of Michigan's largest farm organization. Tuscola County bean, grain and sugar beet farmer Carl Bednarski was elected Dec. 4 as the 16th president of the Michigan...

      Dec. 17, 2014
  11. Apply to attend 2015 Young Cattlemen's Conference

    For the 14th year, the Angus Foundation will sponsor one individual to attend the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) Young Cattlemen's Conference (YCC)....

      Dec. 17, 2014
  12. Weekly Price Outlook: Monthly review of corn consumption

    The pace of corn consumption remains mixed relative to the current USDA projections for the marketing year. University of Illinois agricultural economist Darrel Good provided the following update of the monthly analysis of the pace of corn consumption by ...

      Dec. 10, 2014
  13. Wilbur-Ellis wins Environmental Respect Award

    MARLETTE, MI -- Wilbur-Ellis Company, Marlette, MI, was recently awarded te 2014 State Environmental Stewardship Award....

      Nov. 19, 2014
  14. Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo is Dec. 9-11 in Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- The Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo takes place Dec. 9-11, 2014 at the Devos Place Conference Center in Grand Rapids, MI, in conjunction with the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo. This year there will be 15...

      Nov. 26, 2014
  15. Ohio crop update: Mucky fields make harvest tougher

    REYNOLDSBURG, OH -- Wet, mucky fields are hindering farmers from completing harvest in Ohio, according to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Region. There were 4.2 days suitable for fieldwork in Ohio during the week ending November 30th....

      Dec. 10, 2014
  16. Make the most of your compost

    URBANA, IL -- After the fall, many homeowners wonder what to do with the leaves that have accumulated on the ground....

      Dec. 17, 2014
  17. Mark your calendars for February dairy conference

    FRANKENMUTH, MI -- Helping dairy farmers do more with less is what the 13th Annual Great Lakes Regional Dairy Conference will focus on when they hold the three day conference on Feb. 5-7 at the Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth, MI....

      Dec. 17, 2014
  18. Weekly Price Outlook: Hog, pork prices return to reality

    Hog and pork prices were launched to almost unexplainable heights by concerns over reduced pork supplies from the PED virus in the spring and summer. More recently, prices have been in descent and now have returned to more realistic levels, according to...

      Dec. 3, 2014
  19. Duckweed possibly a good protein source for swine: Study

    URBANA, IL -- Lemnaceae, commonly known as duckweed, is a small, free-floating aquatic plant with great potential for environmentally friendly applications. It can be used for the production of ethanol, biodiesel, and plastics. Research at the University ...

      Dec. 10, 2014
  20. Update from the Michigan wheat office

    The Michigan Wheat Program will be very busy this winter, so make sure you are looking for us when you attend winter meetings. Stop by the booth to say hello and get an update on our progress, programs and activities....

      Dec. 10, 2014
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