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Sanilac County’s Michael Noll earns MFB Young Farmer Achievement Award
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 21:41:27 -0800

CROSWELL — Sanilac County’s Michael Noll recently took home a special souvenir from Michigan Farm Bureau’s (MFB) 2014 Annual Meeting held Dec. 2-4 in Grand Rapids: the organization’s coveted Young Farmer Achievement Award. read more

Sanilac County farms recognized by MAEAP
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:03:22 -0800

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing three farms in Sanilac County for implementing appropriate pollution prevention practices. The program assists farmers to comply with state and federal environmental regulations and with Right to Farm practices. read more

DNR: Deer harvest down from last year
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 21:40:54 -0800

SANILAC COUNTY — The 2014 firearm deer season wrapped up Nov. 30, and challenging conditions and lower deer numbers in some areas likely have led to fewer deer being taken this year. Each year the Michigan Dept. of Natural Resources generates preliminary estimates of the firearm deer harvest shortly after the season closes. read more

Right to Farm, data control top Farm Bureau policy slate
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 21:27:33 -0800

BROWN CITY — Hundreds of Michigan farmers from across the state, including from Sanilac County, will convene in early December to take up a docket of policy proposals that, once ratified, will become their industry’s marching orders for 2015. Policy development is the heart of the Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) Annual Meeting, Dec. read more

Young farmers face off at Farm Bureau annual
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 21:28:21 -0800

SANILAC COUNTY — Eager to take their place alongside their elders, the next generation of Michigan farmers face off at Michigan Farm Bureau›s (MFB) 2014 Annual Meeting in Grand Rapids. read more

Unionville’s Carl Bednarski named 16th president of Michigan Farm Bureau
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 06:01:53 -0800

By Mary Drier Staff Writer UNIONVILLE — For the first time in 14 years, there is new leadership at the top level of Michigan’s largest farm organization. On Thursday, Carl... Read more »

Commodity marketing update for grains, dairy Dec. 16
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:03:01 -0800

Farm producers can take part in a live or online commodity market update set for Tuesday, Dec, 16, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. The live session will take place in the second floor meeting room of the new location for the Sanilac County, Michigan State University Extension office. They have moved to 171 N. Dawson, Suite 323, in Sandusky. read more

Gov. Snyder to visit mid-Michigan on Monday
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 21:31:54 -0800

Gov. Rick Snyder has plans to be in Mid-Michigan on Monday to continue the discussion about our state's crumbling infrastructure.

Driver hits Amish buggy, takes off
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:47:04 -0800

Michigan State Police are looking for the driver who hit a horse-drawn buggy and took off, Thursday night in Iosco County.

New efforts to increase road funding creating concern
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 21:17:05 -0800

Legislation passed by the Michigan House would get rid of a sales tax on gas and increase road funding.