LATEST NEWS FROM Michigan

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10:47AM Nov 13, 2019

New Incoming President At Michigan Agri-Business Association

Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development, Machinery Pete
The Board of Directors recently announced Chuck Lippstreu will be the association’s next president upon the retirement of Jim Byrum.
11:23AM Sep 19, 2019

Michigan Farmer with EEE Fights for His Life In Hospital

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
One Michigan fruit farmer is fighting for his life after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). AgDay National Reporter Betsy Jibben visits the farm in Eau Claire, Michigan.
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15:35PM Sep 18, 2019

Rare, Fatal Mosquito Borne Virus Cases Grow In Farming Community

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reporting four new cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in Southwest Michigan, including two that were fatal.
14:00PM Sep 17, 2019

PFAS Scare Continues in Michigan Community

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter
Inspectors tested and discovered a harmful chemical in tainted sewer sludge from the Lapeer, Michigan waste water treatment plant, back in 2017. Those solids were used for fertilizer. Today, it’s
20:09PM Apr 30, 2019

Another Case of Bovine TB Discovered in Michigan Cattle

Wyatt Bechtel
Associate Editor
The 74th cattle herd in Michigan since 1998 has been identified as having bovine tuberculosis (TB).
12:53PM Apr 23, 2019

Cold Plasma Improves Air Filtration, Reduces Production Cost

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor
New technology not only protects against airborne disease transmission, but could lower operations and maintenance costs on pig farms.
15:41PM Apr 16, 2019

Parts of Michigan Designated "Potential High-Risk Area" for Bovine TB

Wyatt Bechtel
Associate Editor
Parts of Iosco and Ogemaw counties in Michigan have been designated by officials as a “Potential High-Risk Area” for bovine tuberculosis after a white-tailed deer in Alcona County tested positive