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Michigan Marijuana Grower Gives Up Farm To Cops

A southeastern Michigan farmer who dodged a prison sentence for growing 8,000 marijuana plants is losing his house and 23-acre farm.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2013

A farm in Michigan. (credit: istock)

Michigan Ag Industry Members Bullish On Outlook

Michigan’s farmers and agriculture leaders are bullish about their business outlook.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2013

A Russian boar. (credit: istock)

Judge Plans Ruling On Motions In Swine Suit

A farmer is challenging a DNR order declaring Russian boars as invasive species.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2013

Michigan Farmer With Pot Plants Gets Probation

A farmer caught growing thousands of marijuana plants has been spared prison and placed on probation by a compassionate judge who says the case “screams out” for leniency.

06/25/2013

Mich. Fruit Growers Seem To Have Less Frost Damage

Michigan fruit tree growers who suffered devastating freeze losses one year ago seem to have sustained less serious damage from this week’s late frost.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013

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‘Amazing Race’ Winners’ Pet Gets The Comic Book Treatment

Fans of “The Amazing Race” were introduced to Josh Kilmer Purcell and Brent Ridge, perhaps better known as the Fabulous Beekman Boys, when they were crowned the season 21 winners of the hit CBS reality series.

CBS 62–04/30/2013

9 Amish, Plus Driver Hurt In Icy Road Crash

Authorities say a van went off an icy southern Michigan interstate, rolling over and injuring the 10 people inside.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2013

New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

Corn Harvest

Volunteers Needed To Harvest Michigan Fields For The Hungry

Farmers who have more than they can sell are turning to Forgotten Harvest and asking them harvest fields full of the good stuff, including squash, zucchini, corn, potatoes and greens.

CBS Detroit–09/25/2012

Cherry Growers To Get New Crop Insurance Options

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow says Michigan’s cherry growers are getting new crop insurance options.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

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