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Michigan Farmers Welcome Rain As Crops Struggle

Is this steady rain enough to take the edge off the drought for local farmers?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2012

Mid-Mich. Farm: Drought Killing Christmas Trees

A mid-Michigan farm reports the drought is responsible for killing many newly planted Christmas trees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

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Agriculture Dept. Head Works To Boost Food Industry, Safety

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2012

Feds Offer Help To Mich. Farmers After Disaster Declared

Fruit growers in 72 of Michigan’s 83 counties are now eligible for low-cost loans after extreme winter and spring weather devastated crops.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2012

Farmers: Erratic Weather Devastating Mich. Fruits

A disaster is unfolding in Michigan orchards as erratic spring weather causes some of the biggest losses in decades of cherries, apples and other fruits, growers said Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2012

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MSU Study: Michigan Agribusiness Running Strong

A Michigan State University study says agriculture contributed $91.4 billion to Michigan’s economy in the last year measured.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2012

Cold Snap Threatens Michigan Cherry Orchards

A return to cold weather following last month’s unusual warm spell has put northern Michigan’s tart cherry crop in jeopardy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2012

Strawberries

Early Spring A Threat, Farmers Fret

The unseasonably warm weather has created a tense situation for Michigan farmers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012

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Farmers Eager For Right To Kill Attacking Wolves

Ranchers in the western Great Lakes region are eager to take up arms against a longtime enemy: wolves.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2012

Farm Bureau Warns Members To Read Fine Print

The Michigan Farm Bureau is warning members to watch for a letter offering to bring farm trucks into compliance with federal rules for hauling commodities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2012

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