Michigan is the second most agriculturally diverse state in the country. Michigan's unique micro-climates allow farmers to produce over 125 different food and fiber products. Agriculture, the 2nd largest industry contributes $37 billion annually to the states economy.
Michigan ranks #1 in production of black beans, cranberry beans, blueberries, tart cherries, processing cucumbers and Niagara grapes, the production of flowering and bedding plants, seed and cutting geraniums and hanging baskets.
- January 15th - Final date to report for Apples, Blueberries, Cherries, Grapes and Peaches.
- January 31st - Final date to obtain loans or LDP's on wool and mohair for the proceeding year
- March 15th - Sales closing date for many NAP crops. See details in "NAP sales closing dates" link below
- March 31st - Final date to obtain loans or LDP's on harvested small grains for the proceeding crop year
- May 31st - Final date to obtain loans or LDP's on harvested feed grains and soybeans for the proceeding crop year
- June 30th - Final date to submit a prevented planting claim for soybeans for current crop year
- July 15th - Deadline for reporting previous crop year's production for enrolled ACRE farms
- August 2nd - Deadline to report Spring Barley, Cabbage (Planted 3/31-5/31), Corn, Dry Beans, Forage Seeding, Green Peas, Hybrid Corn Seed, Spring Oats, Onions, Popcorn, Potatoes, Soybeans, Sugar Beets, Tomatoes, and all other crops including CRP.
- August 15th - Deadline to report Cabbage (Planted 6/1-7/20), Processing Beans
- November 15th - Deadline to report fall seeded small grains and perennial forage, including pasture.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers. If you believe you experienced discrimination when obtaining services from USDA, participating in a USDA program, or participating in a program that receives financial assistance from USDA, you may file a complaint with USDA. Information about how to file a discrimination complaint
is available from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights.
USDA prohíbe la discriminación contra sus clientes. Si usted cree que ha sido discriminado al obtener servicios del USDA o al participar en un programa del USDA o un programa que recibe asistencia financiera Federal del USDA, usted puede presentar una queja (querella) al USDA. La Oficina del Secretario Adjunto de Derechos Civiles Ie ofrece información sobre como radicar una queja de discriminación
Call or write us at:
United States Department of Agriculture
Michigan Farm Service Agency
3001 Coolidge Rd, Suite 350
East Lansing, Mi. 48823-6321
Office hours M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST
Cheryl Kobernik, Chairperson
Art Lister Jr., Member
Annette Magda, Member
Dr. Eddie Moore, Member
Robert Walther, Member
Small and midsize producers provide new opportunities for American agriculture across the country. This page
provides small and midsize producers valuable resources and program information about access to capital, land management and conservation practices, managing risk, finding local markets, and other educational resources.