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Survey says farmers less inclined to make capital investments on farms

The head of Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture says profitability concerns have farmers less inclined to make capital investments on their farms. Jim Mintert says the Farm Capital Investment Index declined again in the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. “Last fall,... Read More.

Farm Credit member seeks rural investments in next farm bill

A farm credit institution wants the next farm bill to invest in rural infrastructure.  Compeer Financial vice president of legislative affairs Perry Aasness says the next farm bill can address a lot of needs in rural America. “Rural communities have needs for hospitals, senior... Read More.

Michigan Farm Bureau says MSU investments are a major win for 2023

Michigan Farm Bureau says it’s grateful the state’s land grant finalized funding this year to update ag research facilities. Senior Industry Relations Specialist Ernie Birchmeier tells Brownfield a new $75 million Dairy Cattle Teaching and Research Center at Michigan State University will take the state’s... Read More.