Is this steady rain enough to take the edge off the drought for local farmers?
A mid-Michigan farm reports the drought is responsible for killing many newly planted Christmas trees.
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.
Fruit growers in 72 of Michigan’s 83 counties are now eligible for low-cost loans after extreme winter and spring weather devastated crops.
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.
A Michigan State University study says agriculture contributed $91.4 billion to Michigan’s economy in the last year measured.
A return to cold weather following last month’s unusual warm spell has put northern Michigan’s tart cherry crop in jeopardy.
The unseasonably warm weather has created a tense situation for Michigan farmers.
Ranchers in the western Great Lakes region are eager to take up arms against a longtime enemy: wolves.
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.