Foster Swift Agricultural Law Update
A Public Input Meeting has been set for Wednesday, September 28, 2011 for the public to comment on the 2012 drafts of the Generally Accepted Agricultural and Management Practices (GAAMPs). To be protected by the Michigan Right to Farm Act, farm operations must conform to GAAMPs. The meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. in the Lake Superior Conference Room at the State of Michigan Library & History Center, 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing, MI. Written comments may also be submitted by mail or e-mail by September 28. If mailing comments, they must be postmarked by September 28 and sent to the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Environmental Stewardship Division, P.O. Box 30017, Lansing, MI 48909. If e-mailing comments, they must be e-mailed by 5:00 p.m. on September 28 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about GAAMPs, please visit http://www.michigan.gov/gaamps or call MDARD’s Environmental Stewardship Division at (517) 373-9797 or (877) 632-1783.