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A blossom on a Michigan cherry tree. (credit: istock)

Michigan Cherry Crop Suffers Over Record Cold Winter

The bitter, record-busting cold winter and some frosts this spring have taken a bit of a toll on Michigan’s cherry crop.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

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Judge Upholds Zoning Ruling Against Michigan Goat Farmer

A ruling has been upheld on appeal against a Kalamazoo County farmer fined for his 3-acre goat and garden farm.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2015

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Use Of Drones Could Save Time, Money For Michigan Farmers

Are unmanned drones the tractors of the future?

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2015

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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 950–08/28/2014

(Photo courtesy Susan Odom)

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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