Items Tagged with 'MDARD'


New E. coli test could change food production

GVSU’s Kevin Strychar awarded $96K grant to study effectiveness of imaging flow cytometer.

August 10, 2018
The threat of E. coli has prompted a Grand Valley State University researcher to find the bacteria in food before it hits the market for consumption. Read More

MDARD offers aid to ag businesses

Companies, farmers can receive two free worldwide credit reports to help vet foreign buyers.

August 10, 2018
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is helping agricultural businesses become more knowledgeable about their trading partners. Read More

Apple tariffs bite Michigan

Trickle-down effect could leave state with an abundance of fruit.

June 15, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Michigan might be caught in the midst of an international tariff battle. Read More

Michigan puts export information in one place online

MDARD launches website to share global ag-related research with local growers.

March 16, 2018
Farmers now might find it easier to export their commodities to other countries. Read More

Company developing $3.3M farm

February 7, 2018
A company is planning to invest $3.3 million to develop a new farm in the area. Read More

Comprehensive farm law changes on deck this week

Food safety rules cover soil, animals, worker training and bacteria testing.

January 19, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The clock is ticking. Read More