Farmers in four western Upper Peninsula counties are expected to be eligible for low-interest loans due to heat and drought-related crop damage and losses.
The undersecretary for the USDA Farm & Foreign Agriculture Service toured Michigan farms as crops suffer in dry conditions.
A company that wants to put vacant Detroit land to agricultural use may be allowed to buy about 175 acres on which to grow and harvest timber under a plan expected to be considered soon.
Fruit growers in 72 of Michigan’s 83 counties are now eligible for low-cost loans after extreme winter and spring weather devastated crops.
Officials say a medium-sized dairy herd in Michigan’s northeastern Lower Peninsula has tested positive for bovine tuberculosis.
A renegade rooster is under quarantine after attacking an 83-year-old woman who was visiting a loved one’s grave at a southwestern Michigan cemetery.
Authorities have identified a 61-year-old man who was killed when he became pinned under a wheel of a farming tractor in Livingston County.
A Michigan State University study says agriculture contributed $91.4 billion to Michigan’s economy in the last year measured.
The unseasonably warm weather has created a tense situation for Michigan farmers.
Authorities say a 38-year-old Amish man has died after being run over by a horse-drawn farm wagon that broke free in southwestern Michigan.