Michigan

September 14, 2018

Virginia Ag Department Clarifies Policy on Herdshares

VDACS states in writing that it is currently taking a hands-off approach.
April 26, 2018

High Stakes for Raw Milk in Wisconsin

Wisconsin organic dairy farmer Chaz Self is a face of the crisis confronting milk producers across the country. Self’s cooperative recently dropped him as a member, leaving him scrambling to find another buyer for the milk his farm, Grassway Organics, produces. Self could be making up for some of the lost sales by selling raw milk; Wisconsin law
January 13, 2018

Michigan–How One Consumer Made an Impact

By Pete Kennedy, Esq. Michigan raw dairy consumers and producers owe Mike Lobsinger a debt of gratitude. Lobsinger, a retired businessman and leaseholder in a herd […]
January 11, 2018

A Wishlist of Just Laws for Those Who Feed Our Families

At the end of 2017 there were several enforcement actions and investigations underway against raw milk distributors. In a Kansas City district court the U.S. Food […]
September 29, 2017

Michigan MDARD’s Farewell Present to Mark Baker

This past June heritage breed hog farmer Mark Baker announced that he was getting out of commercial farming and would be moving to a smaller farm […]
August 30, 2017

Michigan Raw Dairy – How One Consumer Made an Impact

Michigan raw dairy consumers and producers owe Mike Lobsinger a debt of gratitude. Lobsinger, a retired businessman and leaseholder in a herd lease arrangement, along with […]
April 16, 2017

Michigan: State Control Over Private Property

By Pete Kennedy, Esq. A troubling aspect of food regulation is how government agencies believe they can intrude into activity that is far removed from the […]
April 14, 2017

Leaseholder Lobsinger Sues Over Seized Cream

  By Pete Kennedy, Esq. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) wishes Mike Lobsinger would go away, but that’s not going to happen. […]
January 23, 2016

High Hill Dairy, Michigan

by Pete Kennedy Fall 2015: On July 14th, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) filed a lawsuit against dairy farmers Joe and Brenda Golimbieski, seeking […]
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