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Michigan Craft Beverage Council grant proposals due Feb. 26

The Michigan Craft Beverage Council (MCBC) announces a request for proposals (RFP) for projects to commence May 1, 2019. The MCBC's anticipated budget for 2019 awards is $350,000. Individual proposals are limited to a maximum... more »

Bill proposes path to citizenship for farm laborers

On Jan. 17, U.S. Congressman Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., and U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-CA, introduced legislation to shield farmworkers from deportation and put them on a path toward earned legal status... more »

Jan. 29 set for Colorado Farm Show Produce Day

Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) urges produce growers and others involved in any aspect of the produce industry to attend the Colorado Farm Show Produce Day Jan. 29 at the Weld County Fairgrounds... more »

New partnerships support Michigan wine industry

Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center at Michigan State University (MSU), The School of Hospitality Business at MSU, Michigan Wine Collaborative (MWC), and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) have formed a new partnership.... more »

Popular Colorado publication looking for listings

The Colorado Department of Agriculture annually publishes the Colorado Farm Fresh Directory, which promotes Colorado farmers’ markets, roadside stands, u-picks, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) producers, agritourism activities, wineries and farms and ranches that sell direct to the public. The... more »

Child agricultural injury prevention workshop set

Farms are great places to grow up, but hazards are never far away. The death of a 4-year-old boy in Berks County, Pennsylvania, struck by a manure spreader on the final weekend of 2018, provided... more »

Crush report in California faces shutdown delays

The ongoing federal government shutdown, which began Dec. 22, may soon affect a key program of great importance to winegrape growers. Thursday, Jan. 10 is the deadline for wineries to submit grape purchase data from... more »

Michigan specialty crop grant proposals due Feb. 27

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Jan. 10 announced a request for proposals through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Services. The... more »


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