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Press Releases & Other Media
Brought to you by the Michigan Agri-Business Association -  Contact: James E. Byrum, MABA President  - If you are interested in Press Releases for 2012 or before please e-mail maba@miagbiz.org
 

2016 Press Releases

  • January 11, 2016 - The Andersons, Inc. Chairman Mike Anderson receives MABA "Leaders & Legends" Award

2015 Press Releases

  • October 28, 2015 - Michigan agribusinesses call for energy efficiency standards in letter to legislators
  • October 23, 2915 - Michigan Agri-Business Association Educational Trust announces spring 2016 scholarship recipients
  • October 2, 2015 - Agribusinesses say new report highlights need for state optimization standard
  • September 18, 2015 - 2015 Michigan Green Agri-Business Awards show leadership on sustainability, water quality
  • September 18, 2015 - MABA Recognizes ZFS' Clifford Meeuwsen with 2015 'Leaders & Legends' Award 
  • September 17, 2015 - Michigan’s dairy and livestock sectors on track for long-term growth, experts say at MABA Outlook Conference
  • September 15, 2015 - Agronomy leaders emphasize change on the horizon, opportunities to innovate 
  • September 1, 2015 - Statement from Michigan Agri-Business Association on Snyder commitment to create state implementation plan for energy policy
  • August 31, 2015 - Grain bin safety must remain top of mind as harvest season approaches 
  • August 4, 2015Pre-harvest dessicants will be important in 2015, but proper use and attention to detail needed
  • June 30, 2015 - New fertilizer certification program will empasize best practices, water quality
  • June 4, 2015 - MPSC settlement boosts energy efficiency, reliability for agribusinesses
  • March 26, 2015 - Michigan Agribusiness Industry Joins Canadian Leaders in Call for COOL Resolution
  • February 23, 2015 - Michigan Agri-Business Association endorses Proposal 1 to fix Michigan’s roads
  • January 26, 2015Cliff Vennix, longtime agribusiness leader, receives MABA "Leaders and Legends" award
  • January 26, 2015MABA recognizes Sutherland, Needler, Co-op Elevator Co. for industry leadership
  • January 20, 2015 - Michigan Agri-Business Association praises continued focus on Cuba by President Obama, Sen. Stabenow
  • January 14, 2015 - Grain bin safety critical with poor grain quality, experts say at MABA conference
  • January 14, 2015 - Sen. Arlan Meekhof named “Champion of Agriculture” at 2015 MABA Winter Conference
  • January 14, 2015 - The Nature Conservancy and Michigan Agri-Business Association Move Forward with Innovative Water Quality Partnership in Michigan’s Saginaw Bay Watershed
  • January 14, 2015 - Water, rail, road transportation options remain critical to growing Michigan agriculture

2014 Press Releases
  • December 22, 2014 - Michigan Agri-Business Association emphasizes importance of grain bin safety
  • December 19, 2014 - Inaugural Dry Bean Outlook Conference identifies trends, issues critical to expanding Michigan’s agriculture sector
  • December 10, 2014 - Michigan Agri-Business Association applauds Great Lakes Restoration Initiative leadership from Rep. Candice Miller
  • December 8, 2014 - With lower commodity prices, producers looking at maximizing efficiency
  • November 19, 2014 - Byrum: Natural gas shutoff to Thumb agribusinesses is “wake-up call” for statewide energy policy
  • November 13, 2014 - As long harvest season continues, logistics, energy and grain quality key issues for agriculture
  • November 3, 3014 - Michigan Agri-Business Association Educational Trust announces spring 2015 scholarship recipients
  • October 28, 2014 - MABA Endorses Gary Peters for Senate
  • September 26, 2014 - Michigan AGRI-BIZ Political Action Committee of the Michigan Agri-Business Association (MABA) endorses Gov. Rick Snyder for re-election
  • September 19, 2014 - Local companies recognized at 2014 Green Agribusiness Awards - Central MI - West MI - SE MI - Thumb & Saginaw - Ohio/Indiana
  • September 17, 2014 - Michigan companies recognized at 2014 Green Agribusiness Awards
  • September 17, 2014 - Cooperative Elevator Co. named Michigan’s “2014 Outstanding Green Agribusiness"
  • September 15, 2014 - Michigan agriculture leaders discuss production challenges, opportunities during two-day Fall Outlook Conference
  • September 3, 2014 - Experts: Renewable energy systems provide growing opportunity for Michigan agribusines
  • August 22, 2014 - Agriculture industry highlights advanced technology, ongoing efforts to protect water quality
  • August 21, 2014Michigan utility regulators discuss current energy challenges on agribusiness tour
  • August 13, 2014 - Michigan Agri-Business Association launches innovative online mapping tool to grow Michigan’s agriculture sector
  • August 12, 2014 - Eaton Farm Bureau Co-op team wins statewide agricultural applicator rodeo
  • August 8, 2014 - Agricultural industry highlights advanced technology, ongoing efforts to protect water quality and boost sustainability
  • July 25, 2014 - West Michigan agricultural leaders highlight advanced technology, ongoing efforts to boost sustainability and protect water quality
  • July 10, 2014 - USDA acreage report shows planting shifts in Michigan and other northern states
  • June 13, 2014 - Congressman Benishek hosts discussion on future growth for Michigan agriculture
  • June 4, 2014 - U.S. Coast Guard seeks public comments on allowing river barges in eastern Lake Michigan
  • April 7, 2014 - Senator Mike Green named 2013 ‘Legislator of the Year’ by Michigan Agri-Business Association
  • March 28, 2014 - POET Biorefining hosts plant tour, highlights economic and environmental benefits of ethanol
  • February 21, 2014 - 94 Michigan legislators support Coast Guard proposal to expand Michigan barge access
  • February 14, 2014 - Allowing river barge traffic to Muskegon will create jobs, economic opportunity for Michigan
  • January 28, 2014 - Utilities share in opportunity to lead the way on energy issues, says agribusiness leader
  • January 10, 2014 - Michigan Agri-Business Association winter conference brings together agriculture leaders, students from across the state
  • January 13, 2014 - Leaders from agriculture industry discuss adaptation to changing climate
  • January 13, 2014 - Warner Highlights Opportunities to Grow Michigan Agriculture, Overcome Future Challenges
  • January 14, 2014 - Michigan Agri-Business Association elects new chair and members during annual conference
  • January 14, 2014 - Michigan Agri-Business Association awards industry leaders at annual event
  • January 15, 2014 - Agriculture is hiring! Michigan Agri-Business Association hosts first career fair at Winter Conference
  • January 16, 2014 - Michigan sugar beet industry partners look toward the future
  • January 16, 2014 - Producers explore opportunities to improve sustainability through participation in carbon markets
  • January 16, 2014 - Wheat growers and businesses share strategies for success
 

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