LANSING — Michigan farmers now have access to a free mediation service to settle disputes outside of court. The Michigan Community Mediation Association has been awarded the Michigan Agricultural Mediation Program by the United States Department of Agriculture. Farmers’ disputes covered by this grant can range from contract issues, estate and probate complications, adverse determinations by the USDA, bankruptcy, and any other conflict farmers may face concerning their farms.
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