Community A - L: Agriculture
tn_jersfeeding_1_1Montcalm County, located in the West Central portion of the state contains 713 square miles with 224,000 acres in farms. Principal crops include corn, potatoes, dry beans, wheat, soybeans, alfalfa, processing vegetables, fruit and Christmas trees.

Unique Crops
An Overview
Alfalfa
Christmas Trees
Corn
Dry Beans
Forestry
Maple Syrup
Potatoes
Processing Vegetables
Small Fruit
Soybeans
Sugar Beets
Tree Fruit
Wheat

Livestock Production
Livestock Overview
Beef Cattle
Dairy Cows
Swine

Land Use
Land Use Laws
Land Use Resources
Trends in Land Use

Weather Data
Climate Overview
Growing & Frost Dates
Historical Weather Data
National Weather Service

Agri-Business
Agribusinesses
Agriculture Organizations
Farm Markets
Farm Service Agency
Michigan Department of Agriculture 
Natural Resources Conservation Service 
Roadside Markets

International Agriculture
Food and Agriculture Org of the UN 
Foreign Agriculture Services 
MSU Institute of International Ag. 
Michigan International Dept of Ag

Part-time Farming
American Small Farms 
Nebraska Acreage & Small Farm Insights 
Oregon Small Farms 
University of CA Small Farm Center 
Urban Rancher

Soils
Geology
Prime Farmlands
Soil Associations
Soil Conservation Practices
Soil Description/Types
Topography