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Michigan growers depend on minute to minute weather reports, conditions, and communication to ensure the quality of their product and livelihood. Finally there is one central solution that caters to the needs of the farming community. Michigan Agriculture Now is your connection to the farming community in Southwest Michigan.
As the area’s only member the NAFB (National Association of Farm Broadcasters), Rick Shields is a vital voice for area growers. Providing over 30 years of experience, Rick knows what matters to local farmers and families. His broadcasts include 20 daily ag reports heard across the state powered by Midwest Communications broadcast and digital platforms.
Michigan Agriculture Now provides content, live commodity reports, and trends providing Michigan farmers with what they need when they need it: now!
Or you can listen to our podcasts online anytime! With Ag News updates from recent episodes of Agriculture Now with Rick Shields:
USDA Crop Report
Cattle inventory numbers
And the Midwest Agriculture Podcast:
Leonard Barnes educates us on the Port of Grays Harbor. We see firsthand where the grain comes in, where it stored and how it is loaded onto a vessel.
Kris Poulson is a farmer near Casselton, ND. He talks about the importance of the trip to Seattle.