Hitching health and greener planet hopes to the local food movement? You may want to reconsider.
Detroit’s planning commission has approved the city’s new urban agriculture zoning ordinance.
Barely a month before the election, Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow is keeping Republican opponent Pete Hoekstra at arm’s length while focusing on issues such as farming and manufacturing that appeal to voters across the Michigan political spectrum.
The new head of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is moving forward with efforts to boost the state’s agriculture exports, encourage job-creation in the food industry and make sure farmers get the support they need amid this year’s extreme weather.
The Monroe County Fair exists to preserve and perpetuate the interest of agriculture, horticulture, arts and sciences and arts in their numerous branches.
A company that wants to put vacant Detroit land to agricultural use may be allowed to buy about 175 acres on which to grow and harvest timber under a plan expected to be considered soon.
Just in time for spring bedding plants, hanging flowering baskets, nursery stock and fresh Michigan asparagus, the 2012 Michigan Agri-Tourism Guide is now available online and in print.
Michigan State University has proposed building an urban agriculture research center in Detroit that could grow into a $100 million project covering 100 acres.
A Michigan State University study says agriculture contributed $91.4 billion to Michigan’s economy in the last year measured.
The Lenawee Intermediate School District is going greener by developing a zero-energy-use school and testing hybrid and propane-powered buses.
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