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Eric Church previews “Kiss Her Goodbye,” from his fan club-exclusive album

The release of Eric Church’s Heart & Soul triple album is fast approaching, but before its arrival later this month, members of the Chief’s Church Choir fan...

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  • Cucumber and squash producers threatened by imports
    by Nicole Heslip on April 9, 2021 at 9:01 pm

    American cucumber and squash growers are asking the International Trade Commission to take action on unfair trade practices impacting markets. Fourth-generation Michigan farmer Fred Leitz grows cucumbers, tomatoes, apples, and blueberries.  “The consumer needs to know where they produce is being grown,” he says. He tells Brownfield specialty crop growers continue to raise their voices as an increase of imports from Mexico during the domestic season threatens their livelihood and he’s glad to see the issue rising at the federal level. ...     

  • Midwest Dairy connects dairy’s sustainability story to Earth Day
    by Mark Dorenkamp on April 9, 2021 at 8:56 pm

    Midwest Dairy is building partnerships to help share dairy’s sustainability story in support of Earth Day. Vice President of Demand Martha Kemper says one of the best ways to build trust and drive sales is by explaining to consumers how dairy is produced in a sustainable way. “It’s good for the land, the animals, and of course the people who consume the dairy products we love. So Earth Day really provides a great platform to have that conversation with our partners and our consumers.” Midwest Dairy is partnering with retailers like Coborn’s and Cub Foods to address consumer misconceptions. ...     

  • South Dakota fieldwork about to ‘let loose’
    by Tom Steever on April 9, 2021 at 8:50 pm

    A few hours’ drive is all that separates the parched ground of western South Dakota from adequate rainfall along the state’s I-29 corridor. South Dakota farmer Keith Alverson has prepped fields to plant into cornstalks and says conditions are right for he and his neighbors to soon get corn in the ground. “We picked up about an inch-and-a-half of rain here over the last couple of days,” Alverson told Brownfield Ag News Thursday. ...     

  • Container backlogs slowing cage-free conversions
    by Nicole Heslip on April 9, 2021 at 8:44 pm

    Last fall Michigan’s egg industry proactively brought forth legislation to be cage-free by 2025. Michigan Allied Poultry Industry executive director Allison Brink tells Brownfield many of the materials needed to update hen housing facilities are sourced from overseas and shipping delays at West Coast ports have delayed some progress. “We’ve seen holdups whether its at sea or at the dock just physically getting those containers to the farms and we’re working with our elected officials and other outlets to help our farms in receiving those shipping containers,” she explains. ...     

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