Items Tagged with 'Department of Agriculture'

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Co-op launches crowdfunding campaign to save honeybees

Agriculture industry is suffering from unexpected loss of hives.

June 26, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The plight of the honeybees has been gaining a lot of attention as scientists try to figure out what is behind the current trend of colony collapse disorder, which is when adult worker bees disappear from their hives leaving a queen, immature bees and honey behind. Read More

USDA honors Michigan milk and sugar co-ops

In 2013, the dairy group shipped 8 million pounds of butter to the Middle East.

October 24, 2014
Two of the many agricultural cooperatives in Michigan have been put on the USDA’s list of the Top 100 co-ops in the nation based on their volume of business. Read More