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Press Releases

March 2019
Michigan Carrot Producers to Vote on Program Continuation, Rate Increase

Michigan carrot producers will have an opportunity to vote on the continuation of the Carrot Industry Development Program for an additional five years, as well as a proposal to increase the maximum assessment cost for processed carrots.

CWD Identified in a Montcalm County Farmed Deer

The Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural and Development and Natural Resources have confirmed chronic wasting disease in a two-year-old female white-tailed deer from a Montcalm County deer farm.

Ag Commission Elects Officers, Awards Grants to Food and Ag Projects

During its regularly scheduled meeting today, the Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development elected new officers and voted to approve Food and Agriculture Investment Fund grants for 11 food and agriculture projects in Michigan.

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