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MAEAP verification helps a new farm operation invest for the future

John and Wendy Winkel did not grow up farming, but when they saw Grandpa Tiny’s Farm in Frankenmuth for sale almost four years ago, they knew they needed to buy it. “We discovered this farm with a small petting area kind of on a whim. What started as coming here once a year, turned into […]

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MAEAP Verifies 98 Farms

MAEAP Verifies 97 Farms The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing 97 farms for implementing appropriate pollution prevention practices. The program assists farmers to comply with state and federal environmental regulations and with the Right to Farm practices. Technical assistance was provided by local Conservation […]

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MAEAP Farm Bureau Insurance Discount

Michigan farmers are good caretakers of the land, water and natural resources around them. A program called the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) helps them to take proactive steps toward assessing their farm operation for potential environmental risks. This comprehensive, voluntary, proactive program is designed to reduce farmers’ legal and environmental risks through a […]

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MAEAP Verifies 31 Farms in March 2020

MAEAP Verifies 31 Farms in March The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing 31 farms for implementing appropriate pollution prevention practices. The program assists farmers to comply with state and federal environmental regulations and with Right to Farm practices. Technical assistance was provided by local […]

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MAEAP Verifies 38 Farms January 2020

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing 38 farms for implementing appropriate pollution prevention practices. The program assists farmers to comply with state and federal environmental regulations and with the Right to Farm practices. Technical assistance was provided by local Conservation Districts. The Michigan Agriculture […]

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MAEAP Verifies 31 Farms in December 2019

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing 31 farms for implementing appropriate pollution prevention practices. The program assists farmers to comply with state and federal environmental regulations and with Right to Farm practices. Technical assistance was provided by local Conservation Districts. The Michigan Agriculture Environmental […]

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MAEAP Verifies 23 Farms in November 2019

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing 23 farms for implementing appropriate pollution prevention practices. The program assists farmers to comply with state and federal environmental regulations and with Right to Farm practices. Technical assistance was provided by local Conservation Districts. The Michigan Agriculture Environmental […]

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MAEAP Farm Bureau Insurance Discount

Michigan farmers are good caretakers of the land, water and natural resources around them. A program called the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) helps them to take proactive steps toward assessing their farm operation for potential environmental risks. This comprehensive, voluntary, proactive program is designed to reduce farmers’ legal and environmental risks through a […]

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MAEAP Verifies 50 Farms in September

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing 50 farms for implementing appropriate pollution prevention practices. The program assists farmers to comply with state and federal environmental regulations and with Right to Farm practices. Technical assistance was provided by local Conservation Districts. The Michigan Agriculture Environmental […]

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MAEAP Verifies 57 Farms in August

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing 57 farms for implementing appropriate pollution prevention practices. The program assists farmers to comply with state and federal environmental regulations and with Right to Farm practices. Technical assistance was provided by local Conservation Districts. The Michigan Agriculture Environmental […]

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