Detroit’s planning commission has approved the city’s new urban agriculture zoning ordinance.
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.
Five deteriorating barns could be demolished this month despite an effort in recent years to save them as examples of Michigan’s agricultural heritage.
If you’re a meat eater, you might want to brace yourself for sticker shock at the market.
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.