- Ag Report - The Importance of Eggs During Pregnancy
Rob Knecht on behalf of the Michigan Allied Poultry Industries talks about the importance of eggs during pregnancy. For more information, visit IncredibleEgg.org.
- Ag Report - Agriculture and Energy Efficiency
Jim Zook, Executive Director of the Michigan Corn Growers Association, talks about energy efficiency in agriculture and the importance of protecting our environment. By the way, did you know that agriculture is a thriving industry that employs one in four Michigan workers and contributes more than $90 billion to Michigan's economy every year?
- Ag Report - How Technology is Revolutionizing the Way We Do Business in Agriculture
Scott Dumaw, Marketing Manager of Crop Production Services in Auburn Michigan, discusses how technology is revolutionizing the way we do business in agriculture. Site specific agriculture and grid soil sampling improves efficiency and minimizes environmental impacts.
- Ag Report - Facts about Eggs
Val Vail-Shirey, Executive Director at Michigan Allied Poultry Industries, talks about the egg industry in Michigan. Eggs are one of the few foods that natural includes vitamin D. Did you know that Michigan is home to eight commercial egg laying operations that produce over 13 million eggs per day?
- Ag Report - How Did Winter Impact Michigan Fruit Crops
David Schwallier, Brand Manager with Wilbur-Ellis Company, a Fertilizers and agricultural chemicals business in Sparta, MI discusses how winter impacted Michigan fruit crops.
- Ag Report - Fertilizer Recommendations, Crop Conditions and Road Conditions
Clay Martz, Certified Crop Adviser and Manager of Crop Production Services at the Woodbury Farm Center. He talks about the agricultural outlook for the upcoming season and the role of CCAs in helping farmers make good planting decisions.
- Ag Report - The Condition of the Entire Michigan Transportation Infrastructure
Jim Byrum, President of the Michigan Agri Business Association, explains why there needs to be a comprehensive solution to the condition of the entire Michigan transportation infrastructure. This includes roads, rails and waterways.
- Ag Report - The Importance of the Port of Muskegon
Jim Byrum, President of the Michigan Agri Business Association, explains the importance of the Port of Muskegon as a critical point of export for Michigan agriculture.
- Ag Report - Jim Byrum from the MABA Discusses Importance of Broadband
Jim Byrum, President of the Michigan Agri Business Association, discusses the importance of broadband access out in the field. Making sure that agriculture has access to this technology is not a luxury anymore, it's absolutely critical. Jim tells us why.
- Ag Report - Michigan Pork Producers Association
Mary Kelpinski, Executive Director of the Michigan Pork Producers Association, discusses the diversity of the agriculture sector in Michigan. Michigan produces more than 200 different agriculture commodities making Michigan one of the most diverse states in the U.S. By the way, did you know pork is the most consumed meat in the world?