Press

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2017 Press Releases

  • January 12, 2017 - Michigan Agri-Business Association elects new board member, names new officers at annual meeting
  • January 11, 2017 - Michigan Green Agri-Business Awards demonstrate record sustainability footprint
  • March 22, 2017 - Michigan Agri-Business Association announces new results, new education on water quality
  • May 5, 2017 - Michigan Agri-Business Association:  Farm Bill must target conservation efforts, maintain productive farmland

2016 Press Releases

  • December 6, 2016 MABA: Energy efficiency reduces cost, provides certainty for agricultural businesses
  • October 3, 2016 - Senator Mike Green, MABA address logistics challenges at Bay City transportation forum 
  • September 16, 2016 - Dr. William Meggitt honored with 2016 Michigan Agri-Business Association ‘Leaders and Legends’ Award
  • September 13, 2016 - Consuls General of Canada, Mexico join annual agribusiness outlook conference
  • September 10, 2016 - Ag leaders focus on opportunity, market challenges as annual outlook meeting kicks off
  • September 7, 2016 - Michigan Agri-Business Association PAC endorses Congresswoman Candice Miller for Macomb County Drin Commissioner
  • August 24, 2016 - Michigan ag leaders react to Heidelberg University research on livestock and water quality
  • August 1, 2016 Updated data on MABA Ag Mapping Tool provides resource for farmers, businesses, policymakers
  • July 19, 2016 - Michigan Agri-Business Association PAC announces state, federal endorsements
  • July 19, 2016 - Michigan Agri-Business Association PAC endorses Pavlov in 10th District U.S. House Race
  • July 17, 2016 - Statement from Michigan Agri-Business Association on close of USDA organic livestock rule comment period
  • June 23, 2016 Statement from Michigan Agri-Business Association on bipartisan food labeling agreement
  • June 1, 2016 - 2016 Year of Michigan Beans' Recognized by Michigan Legislature 
  • May 25, 2016 - Michigan Agri-Business Association opposes energy law proposal
  • April 29, 2016 - MABA Certified Fertilizer Applicator Program enrolls 450 professionals
  • April 28, 2016 - Agri-Business Association calls on Legislature to ensure mandatory energy efficieny in state law
  • March 24. 2016  - University of Michigan water quality study based on 15-year-old data 
  • February 19, 2016 - Sen. Mike Green, agribusiness leaders focus on future of transportation infrastructure
  • February 12, 2016 - Statement from MABA on PA295 Report
  • January 22, 2016 - Michigan ‘Certified Fertilizer Applicator’ Program hosts inaugural training session
  • January 15, 2016 - Michigan Agri-Business Association focuses attention on sustainability leadership, energy issues in agriculture
  • January 14, 2016 - Senator Mike Green honored with 2016 CropLife America State Legislative Award
  • 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, 2015 - 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 4, 2015 - Pre-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, 2015 - Cliff Vennix, longtime agribusiness leader, receives MABA "Leaders and Legends" award
  • January 20, 2015 - Michigan Agri-Business Association praises continued focus on Cuba by President Obama, Sen. Stabenow

 

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