michigan agriculture

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Dirt to Glass Conference scheduled for August 22-23, 2024 in Traverse City, Michigan

“Dirt to Glass™ was founded with the express purpose of elevating the Michigan grape and wine industry by encouraging higher quality wine made from Michigan-grown grapes thus increasing global recognition,” says Amanda Danielson, advanced sommelier, and co-founder of Dirt to Glass™. “We hope to inspire growers and producers by exposing the quality potential of Michigan and resulting income to ensure economic sustainability for Michigan grape growers of any size.”

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Hop Growers of Michigan Awarded USDA Marketing Grant to Enhance Sales Competitiveness within the Great Lakes Region

Hop Growers of Michigan (HGM), the non-profit organization representing the hop industry in the Great Lakes State, has recently been awarded a $105,549 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Specialty Crop Block Grant. This funding will allow HGM to launch a 2-year marketing, sales and product awareness campaign within the Midwest—specifically targeting Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin.

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