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Sunday, 19 January 2020 14:44

‘Too Many Negatives’: Michigan farmers continue to feel weight of financial blows

West Michigan’s farmers will be wading through the confluence of negatives brought on last year ranging from extreme weather, volatile commodity prices and trade wars well into 2020. 

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Sunday, 22 December 2019 09:14

Michigan dairy farmer hopes for best as pricing environment improves

Dairy producers are struggling to make ends meet, and many dairy farmers have lost money for months or even several years straight. Jem-Lot Dairy’s Stephanie Schafer, who is also a district director with the Michigan Farm Bureau, said the situation is largely the result of low milk prices. Her farm keeps 300 dairy cows in Clinton County. 

Published in Food/Agribusiness