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June 2019
Jun202019
Gov. Whitmer Applauds U.S. Department of Agriculture for Providing Relief for Michigan Farmers

One day after Governor Gretchen Whitmer sent a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue requesting relief for Michigan farmers facing overwhelming challenges during one of the wettest periods on record in the state, the U.S Department of Agriculture announced it will provide flexibility within Federal Crop Insurance by allowing farmers to hay or graze cover crops planted on prevented plant acres on September 1st, 2019.


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