A mid-Michigan farm reports the drought is responsible for killing many newly planted Christmas trees.
Farmers in four western Upper Peninsula counties are expected to be eligible for low-interest loans due to heat and drought-related crop damage and losses.
The undersecretary for the USDA Farm & Foreign Agriculture Service toured Michigan farms as crops suffer in dry conditions.
An Excessive Heat Watch has been issued, in effect Tuesday afternoon through Friday evening in Southeast Michigan.
WWJ’s Roberta Jasina talks with Trey Rogers, turf grass management professor at Michigan State University about the recent drought and how it’s affecting lawns.