LANSING (MDARD) — The Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development this week voted to approve Food and Agriculture Investment Fund grants for eight food and agriculture projects in Michigan. The projects will help expand and grow companies in the processed meat, milk, vegetables, EAST LANSING — Glen Lake’s Cade Peterson made several incredible plays above the rim that left the Breslin Center crowd shocked and awed.

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What’s happening after dark across northwest Michigan: LANSING (MDARD) — The Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development this week voted to approve Food and Agriculture Investment Fund grants for eight food and agriculture projects in Michigan. The projects will help expand and grow companies in the processed meat, milk, vegetables, beer, and cider segments, as well as support the growth of innovative products that will lead to more efficient agricultural operations.

These projects include Foremost Farms, which will invest $58 million for a new dairy processing facility in Greenville, under its subsidiary, Greenville Venture Partners LLC. The other seven projects will create a total of 67 new jobs and lead to an investment of approximately $9.3 million in seven areas throughout Michigan.

“One of the great things about these grant-supported projects is that they illustrate the limitless opportunities Michigan has to grow the food and ag industry and create jobs in rural areas,” said MDARD Director Gordon Wenk. “The Food and Agriculture Investment Fund grants are more than just an investment in business. Read more from record-eagle.com…

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