The Land

The Land: COVID-19 could be detrimental to asparagus season.

April 9, 2020

The Land: COVID-19 could be detrimental to asparagus season. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. #TheLand is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc. With a market value at an all-time low and a serious worker shortage due to COVID-19, the 2020 asparagus season in Oceana and Mason counties looks bleak. Asparagus season…

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The Land: Making applesauce at Peterson Farms, Inc.

February 1, 2020

The Land: Making applesauce at Peterson Farms, Inc. #TheLand is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Applesauce is one of the go-to foods for us parents. It is also one of the many products produced right here in west Michigan by Peterson Farms,…

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Brad Brown, addicted to farming.

January 21, 2020

Brad Brown, addicted to farming. #TheLand is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief RIVERTON TOWNSHIP — Brad Brown has been a farmer all his life. He was born and raised on the family farm, located near Brye and Kistler roads. In the late ‘80s, his dad sold…

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Farm to Fork Gala brings farmers and community members together.

December 18, 2019

Farm to Fork Gala brings farmers and community members together. #TheLand is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — What safety protocols go into producing milk? What impact have trade tariffs had on local farmers? What career opportunities are there locally for agriculture? Why aren’t…

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Deer baiting among hot topics at Michigan Farm Bureau centennial meeting.

December 6, 2019

Deer baiting among hot topics at Michigan Farm Bureau centennial meeting. The Land is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief GRAND RAPIDS — Earlier this week the Michigan Farm Bureau held its 100th annual meeting at the Amway Grand Plaza and Devos Center. Over 400 voting delegates…

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