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Michigan Peach Crop Suffers After Harsh Winter

An expert says it’s been decades since the losses were so bad.

WWJ Newsradio 950–18 hours ago

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Northern Michigan B&B Offers Guests 1910 Farm Experience

“People have come disconnected from where their food comes from, from the way life used to be lived; and here you can have this real, authentic experience,”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2014

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USDA Spending $3M To Feed Honeybees In Midwest

Agricultural production has been threatened by a decline in commercial honeybees and their wild cousins due to habitat loss and pesticides.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2014

Room of the White House on Jan. 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama To Sign Farm Bill During Visit To Michigan

Congress has given its final approval to a sweeping five-year farm bill that provides food for the needy and subsidies for farmers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2014

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Chicago Gets Huge Shipment Of Michigan Christmas Trees

A U.S. Coast Guard ship loaded with more than 1,200 Michigan Christmas trees has arrived in downtown Chicago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2013

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Business Is Booming For Cider Mills With Bumper Apple Crop

A bumper crop for Michigan apple farmers this year .. and the local cider mills are loving it. Tom Jordan visits Linda Erwin – whose family has owned the current location of Erwin Orchards in South Lyon since 1954.

10/31/2013

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Pea-Paca Farms Represents A Growing Michigan Trend

There are approximately 90 alpaca farms in Michigan according to Chuck Geiss, the owner of Pea-Paca Farms. Geiss is the fifth owner of this 190-year-old property in Superior Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2013

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Kids Go Cherry Picking, Find Marijuana Plants

It appears someone pulled out a row of corn and planted the pot

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2013

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Detroit’s Urban Agriculture Zoning Moves Ahead

Detroit’s planning commission has approved the city’s new urban agriculture zoning ordinance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2012

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Stabenow Focuses On Agriculture, Bipartisanship

Barely a month before the election, Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow is keeping Republican opponent Pete Hoekstra at arm’s length while focusing on issues such as farming and manufacturing that appeal to voters across the Michigan political spectrum.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2012

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