Now that the state's wheat farmers have voted to establish the Michigan Wheat Program, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is taking the next crucial step and seeking nominations from individuals interested in serving on the Michigan Wheat Program Committee. Nominations for all committee positions are being accepted through Aug. 31.
"There's a lot of work ahead and nothing can happen until the nominating petitions are in and the Governor appoints the committee," said Bob Boehm, manager of the Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) Commodity and Marketing Department. "The Michigan Farm Bureau looks forward to a swift process in establishing the committee so that the Michigan Wheat Marketing Program can move full steam ahead and start making progress on its objectives.
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