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 165 Farms in February, March, and April

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing 165 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 42 Farms in January

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing 42 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 38 Farms in December 2018

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 Right to Farm practices. Technical assistance was provided by local Conservation Districts. The Michigan Agriculture Environmental […]

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Pictured (left to right) Chief Matt Lohr, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, a banner sign, and Director Gary McDowell, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Farmers, Ag Leaders, Officials Celebrate Major Milestone in Environmental Protection Program

LANSING – Today, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) celebrated its 5,000th verification with an event at the Lansing Center. More than 500 farmers, commodity representatives, and agriculture and conservation organizations gathered to celebrate MAEAP’s achievement with exhibit booths, guest speakers, and a presentation of awards. […]

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State of Michigan Awards FCA US Dundee Engine Plant with Environmental Verification

  State of Michigan Awards FCA US Dundee Engine Plant with Environmental Verification LANSING – An achievement usually reserved for Michigan’s farmers and private forest owners, the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US Dundee Engine Plant has earned verification in the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program. FCA US is the first automaker to receive this recognition, administered […]

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MAEAP Messages

Tune in every Wednesday to hear the latest MAEAP Message from Pat Driscoll.

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MAEAP Verifies 77 Farms in September 2018

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing 77 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.

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