rss icon

GRAND RAPIDS — The potential reversal of the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could jeopardize West Michigan farmers and food processors.

Published in Agribiz

ZEELAND — When a lawsuit surfaced showing one of West Michigan’s largest corporate farmers was facing insolvency, the news sent shockwaves through the state’s agricultural industry.

Published in Agribiz

WHITE CLOUD — A statewide rush to increase livestock production has proved to be a boon for one West Michigan producer of animal feed.

Published in Agribiz

As farmers across the state struggle to turn a profit in an era of depressed commodity prices, one aspect of agribusiness — food processing — continues to grow in West Michigan.

Published in Manufacturing

West Michigan-based agribusinesses and food and beverage companies will soon have a new source of capital to fund expansion projects.

Published in In the News

In 2013, the discovery of a large deposit of high-quality potash in Michigan touched off a wave of public attention.

Published in Manufacturing

When Brink Farms Inc. began construction on a rail yard off Turner Avenue in northwest Grand Rapids in 2014, the Hamilton-based bulk transportation firm hoped to alleviate capacity constraints and better serve customers shipping cargo south through the city. 

Published in Economic Development

major player in Big Agriculture is poised to expand its influence in the industry.

Published in Agribiz

A coalition of business and agriculture groups and West Michigan economic developers wants to make it easier to ship products into the region’s only deepwater port from the Mississippi River system.

Published in Economic Development

With an economic impact that exceeds $91 billion, more people are taking note that Michigan’s agricultural industry is a large driver of growth for the state.

Published in Agribiz

Breaking News

December 2017
S M T W T F S
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6

Follow MiBiz