FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 31, 2013    


Agricultural Leaders of Michigan launch new Ag Report on Greening of the Great Lakes

LANSING - The Agricultural Leaders of Michigan this week announced the launch of the new Ag Report, a weekly radio program that will run as part of Greening of the Great Lakes on News/Talk 760 WJR.

The weekly report will feature voices from Michigan’s growing agriculture sector discussing Michigan’s agriculture industry and sharing new ideas for growing Michigan’s economy.

“Michigan’s agriculture industry is rapidly growing, creating jobs and boosting Michigan’s economy, “said Jim Byrum, president of the Michigan Agri-Business Association. “We’re excited to launch our brand new Ag Report to discuss issues that have a dramatic impact on agriculture and to discuss ideas for continuing to grow this vital sector of Michigan’s economy.”

The show will discuss a range of issues, including improving transportation infrastructure, increasing domestic and international trade, protecting Michigan’s water resources and the talent and labor needs of the agriculture industry.

Greening of the Great Lakes is broadcast from 7 to 8 p.m. every Sunday on News/Talk 760 WJR.​