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MSUE Environmental Quality News
Broken pipes from freeze damage and electrical equipment failure are results of poor winter preparation of irrigation equipment. Spending time now on your irrigation equipment can help avoid irrigation start up repairs and delays next spring.
Posted on November 15, 2013 12:28pm by Lyndon Kelley
Attorney survey negotiations resulted in an average royalty increase of 33.6 percent per year. This story is the second in a series.
Posted on October 18, 2013 11:19am by Curtis Talley Jr.
The term CAFO is often misunderstood and is frequently used as a negative label. Actually, the acronym was developed by governmental agencies and really means the livestock farm is under greater government regulation and review.
Posted on October 8, 2013 9:35am by Gerald May
Over the past few years a large number of acres of Michigan farmland have been leased under long term energy development agreements for wind farm development.
Posted on July 16, 2013 1:58pm by Dennis Stein
Soil Academy Phase II is a nutrient management program focusing on 4R stewardship practices including how 4R fertilizer practices can be implemented to preserve the ecological integrity of the food system.
Posted on June 27, 2013 9:59am by George Silva