Mich. Department of Agriculture has closed all its regional offices


LANSING, Mich. — In a move to shave off approximately $600,000 from its budget, the Michigan Department of Agriculture announced the permanent closure of the department’s regional offices located in Detroit, Escanaba, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Saginaw, St. Joseph and Traverse City and its district office in Marquette.

The department will still have field staff working around the state using their homes as an office base.

Customers calling the department’s regional and district offices have been redirected to a toll-free number in Lansing: 800-292-3939. Staff are no longer available at those locations.

Contact information

The department’s new regional contact information is as follows: phone: 800-292-3939; general mail: Michigan Dept. of Agriculture, P.O. Box 30017, Lansing, MI 48909; general e-mail: mda-info@michigan.gov; food and nursery licensing fees: Michigan Dept. of Agriculture, P.O. Box 30746, Lansing, MI 48909; other money: Michigan Dept. of Agriculture, P.O. Box 30776, Lansing, MI 48909; online complaint form: www.michigan.gov/mdacomplaints.

For information on licensing or starting a business in Michigan, visit www.michigan.gov/business.

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