MDARD Emergency Contact Information
EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT
During regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm ET, please call the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development's Customer Service Center at 1-800-292-3939.
Agriculture Pollution/Spills Hot Line: 1-800-405-0101
This 24-hour hot line should be used for reporting accidental agricultural pesticide, fertilizer and manure spills. (Chemical spills not agriculture-related should be referred to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy's Pollution Emergency Alerting System (PEAS) number, 1-800-292-4706.)
AFTER HOURS EMERGENCIES - If you have a human health emergency, please call 911. For animal emergencies, contact your veterinarian or local animal control office.
MDARD's after-hours number is 517-373-0440. This number should be used by agriculture producers and food and feed manufacturers and retailers who have experienced damage or loss. Veterinarians should also use this number for foreign animal diseases or unusual events.