Public input sought on agricultural management practices in Michigan | The County Press



LANSING — The Michigan Fee of Agriculture and Rural Enchancment and the Michigan Dept. of Agriculture and Rural Enchancment (MDARD) final week introduced the annual consider interval for the proposed drafts of the 2022 Usually Accepted Agricultural and Administration Practices (GAAMPs). Suggestions Shall be accepted by way of e-mail, mail and a digital public meeting scheduled for Aug. 25.

The GAAMPs are considered Yearly by committees comprised Of numerous specialists and revised or up So far, as needed. All proposed GAAMPs modifications are considered and accredited by the Michigan Fee of Agriculture and Rural Enchancment.

All eight GAAMPs Can be found for public remark; Manure Administration and Utilization; Care of Livestock; Website Selection and Odor Administration For mannequin spanking new and Growing Livestock Amenities; Farm Markets; Pesticide Utilization and Pest Administration; Nutrient Utilization; Cranberry Manufacturing; and Irrigation Water Use.

MDARD will forward all remarks acquired by the due date to the respective GAAMPs Process Strain Committee Chairpersons for consideration Earlier to final consider and presentation to the Michigan Fee of Agriculture and Rural Enchancment On the Sept. 15, 2021 meeting.

The proposed draft GAAMPS Shall be out there for public consider and remark till 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 27 at Suggestions are accepted by:

Email to [email protected]

Mail to MDARD’s Environmental Stewardship Division, P.O. Area 30017, Lansing, MI 48909 and postmarked no later than Aug. 23.

Name into The general public enter meeting on Aug. 25 at 9 a.m. Be a part of Microsoft Teams Meeting or call 248-509-0316 and enter Convention ID: 736 004 915#

For A duplicate of any Of these GAAMPs collectively with the proposed revisions, please go to, or contact the MDARD’s Environmental Stewardship Division at 517-284-5619, or toll free at 877-632-1783.