2017 Census of Agriculture Data Release Event with Secretary Sonny Perdue

Perdue:This is an important day as we announce the release of the 2017 Census of Agriculture. We have to have data like this to rely on to help us improve American agriculture. There 2.04 million farms and ranches, which is down 3.2 percent from 2012; average size of these farms 441 acres, up just a […]

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Michigan Agriculture Growing Strong

Welcome to Michigan. I’m Jamie clover Adams, the director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Our fertile soils and many microclimates make Michigan home to one of the most diverse arrays of agricultural products you’ll find. Customers from around the world know Michigan is a key source of important agricultural products. Michigan […]

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Phosphate: the unknown crisis in agriculture: Mohamed Hijri at TEDxUdeM

Hello. I’m going to start with a question: Is anyone familiar with the blue algae problem? Okay, so most of you are. I think we can all agree it’s a serious issue. Nobody wants to drink blue-algae contaminated water, or swim in a blue-algae infested lake…right? I hope you won’t be disappointed, but today I […]

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