LANSING (AP) – Michigan plans to step up efforts to connect food and agriculture companies in the state with Chinese buyers during a November trade trip.

Officials announced Thursday that Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director Jamie Clover Adams will lead a trade mission to China from Nov. 9-14.

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Stops are planned in Shanghai and Shenzhen. The trip will include one-on-one meetings, retail tours and briefings with U.S. Department of Agriculture officials. Clover Adams notes that China is among the largest export markets for Michigan food and agriculture products.

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Michigan officials are accepting applications from those interested in participating in the trip.

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