To ensure effective priorities within the Michigan Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, MDARD announced a public input opportunity, which will be held through January 12, 2017.
Bovine tuberculosis was recently confirmed in a large dairy herd in Alpena County and a large beef herd in Montmorency County during annual surveillance testing. These are the 67th and 68th herds identified with bovine TB in Michigan since 1998.
A referendum to determine whether to establish a Michigan Blueberry Research and Education Program and creating a Michigan Blueberry Commission will be conducted from January 9, 2017 through January 20, 2017 by MDARD.
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