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  • Value Added Producer Grants From U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for competitive grants to help producers expand their operations to include value-added products. These Value-Added Producer Grants may be used for feasibility studies or business plans, working capital for marketing value-added agricultural products, and for farm-based renewable energy projects. Generating new products, creating and expanding marketing opportunities, and increasing producer income are the goals of this program.

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  • FSA Deadline: June 1, 2015: Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Westland Conservation Certification

    Michigan Growers are busy in the fields applying nutrients, tilling, planting, applying more nutrients, it certainly isn’t a time that anyone wants to spend worrying about signing forms and another FSA deadline. However, not doing so could cost your operation money in a big way

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  • Michigan Agriculture Affected by CSX Railroad
    Apr 17, 2015

    CSX announced rate increases last Friday that increases freight costs to move corn, wheat, and soybeans by rail out of Michigan. The implications of the rates increases is far reaching negatively impacts the prices payable to farmers for grain in Michigan.

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Commodity Month Last Change
CORN Jul $3.5300 -0.0200
SOYBEANS Jul $9.2500 +0.0250
WHEAT Jul $4.8575 -0.0775
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