Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled the plans at Michigan State University, where President Barack Obama signed the sweeping farm bill into law last year.
Snyder said that he met with Japanese governors and companies about bringing business and jobs to Michigan.
Agricultural production has been threatened by a decline in commercial honeybees and their wild cousins due to habitat loss and pesticides.
The President said the wide-ranging bill multitasks by helping boost jobs, innovation, research and conservation.
Michigan has struck a deal to boost exports of its corn and soybeans to Taiwan as part of the state’s broader efforts to expand its international trade.
Michigan’s farmers and agriculture leaders are bullish about their business outlook.
Hitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.
Detroit’s planning commission has approved the city’s new urban agriculture zoning ordinance.
Barely a month before the election, Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow is keeping Republican opponent Pete Hoekstra at arm’s length while focusing on issues such as farming and manufacturing that appeal to voters across the Michigan political spectrum.
The new head of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is moving forward with efforts to boost the state’s agriculture exports, encourage job-creation in the food industry and make sure farmers get the support they need amid this year’s extreme weather.