Department of Agriculture

Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are HungryIn recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.
Not Enough Rain To Overcome Drought ConditionsAll 83 Michigan counties have been declared weather disaster areas by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the state has approved a state disaster program because of the drought.
Agriculture Dept. Head Works To Boost Food Industry, SafetyThe 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.
Michigan In Top Ten Ranking For Winter Farmer MarketsMichigan ranks 10th nationally, with 33 winter markets -- a 58 percent increase from last year.
Altarum Study Finds Federal Mandate Making Food Healthier In Small Stores
Michigan Gets $3M For Fighting Food Stamp FraudMichigan will get $3.3 million from the federal government for its past work toward stopping errors in state-administered portions of the food assistance program.
Scam Alert: Phoney Health InspectorsA warning is going out to thousands of food establishments in Michigan.