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MAEAP Messages

Posted on 2018-10-17EDT8:00AM

November 7, 2018: Western Lake Erie Basin Ripped from the Headlines: Dr. Jennifer Read, Director of the University of Michigan Water Center, talks about the Western Lake Erie Basin and how MAEAP can help. 

October 31, 2018: Farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin: Lindsay Garrison, District Manager for the Lenawee Conservation District, talks about   farmers involvement in MAEAP and other conservation practices. 

October 24, 2018: Michigan Corn Growers Association: Jim Zook, Executive Director of the Michigan Corn Growers Association, discusses whether or not companies will need a seal of approval showing they are following sustainable practices. 

October 17, 2018: Michigan Milk Producers Association 2: Kendra Kissane continues her discussion with Pat and answers: Will companies buy products from a farm that doesn't get MAEAP verified in the future?

October 10, 2018: Michigan Milk Producers Association: Kendra Kissane, Sustainability Lead and Coordinator for Michigan Milk Producers Association, talks to Pat about how MAEAP is giving producers greater market access.

October 3, 2018: Michigan Wheat Program:  Executive Director of the Michigan Wheat Program, Jody Pollok-Newsom, talks about the incentives wheat farmers can receive if they become MAEAP verified in the Cropping System. 

September 26, 2018: Michigan Cattlemen's Association: George Quackenbush talks about the Michigan Cattlemen's Association involvement with MAEAP and Breakfast on the Farm. 

September 19, 2018: Michigan Pork Producers: Mary Kelpinski talks about Michigan Pork Producers involvement with MAEAP.

September 12, 2018: MAEAP Message Recap: Pat Driscoll recaps the past 10-weeks of MAEAP message content. Partners will also be featured in the next few weeks. 

July 16, 2018: Governor's Perspective: Pat Driscoll talks with Governor Rick Snyder about the importance of MAEAP. 

July 2, 2018: National Perspective: Pat Driscoll looks at MAEAP on a national scale and speaks with a representative from the USDA, who has a special connection to Michigan.  

June 25, 2018: Edible Flint: Edible Flint's site supervisor, Terry McLean talks with Pat Driscoll about how becoming MAEAP verified is an extra credential.

June 18, 2018: Producer Perspective 2: Pat talks with Steve Tennes of Country Mill  on the ease of becoming MAEAP verified.

June 11, 2018: Producer Perspective 1: Pat Driscoll talks to a Jake Zwemmer of Roto-Z Dairy about the MAEAP process.

June 4, 2018:Consumer Perspective: Pat talks to a young mom about what she looks for when she buys food and how a voluntary environmental program, like MAEAP, makes her feel about agriculture and the food she buys.

May 28, 2018: Western Lake Erie Basin Part 2: Pat Driscoll continues his interview with the Director of Ohio SEA Grant,  Dr. Chris WInslow and what is happening in the Western Lake Erie Basin. 

May 21, 2018: Western Lake Erie Basin: Dr. Chris Winslow, Director of Ohio SEA Grant, gives listeners a history of the problems around Lake Erie and how we can fix it. 

May 14, 2018: History of MAEAP: Joe Kelpinski, Manager of the MAEAP program, gives listeners a brief history of MAEAP.

May 7, 2018: Introduction to MAEAP: Pat Driscoll gives a personal message about the MAEAP program and agriculture.