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Best Turkeys In Detroit: Farm Fresh vs. Supermarket

Check this list for the best places to buy turkeys in Detroit.

12/04/2013

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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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6 Michigan Cases Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

State health officials and local health departments in Michigan are working with their counterparts in 19 other states and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the investigation of a salmonella outbreak linked to cantaloupe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2012

Apple Cider Prices Skyrocket

The price of cider is way up in Michigan due to an early spring, drought conditions and a damaging freeze.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2012

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Michigan Farmers Welcome Rain As Crops Struggle

Is this steady rain enough to take the edge off the drought for local farmers?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2012

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Agriculture Dept. Head Works To Boost Food Industry, Safety

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2012

Michigan grass in drought conditions (WWJ Photo).

More Michigan Counties Getting Disaster Designation

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2012

A vacant home in Detroit. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

175 Acres In Detroit Could Be Used To Grow Timber

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2012

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Now Available: 2012 Michigan Agri-Tourism Guide

Just in time for spring bedding plants, hanging flowering baskets, nursery stock and fresh Michigan asparagus, the 2012 Michigan Agri-Tourism Guide is now available online and in print.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2012

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City Tables Issue, Wants Woman To Discuss Backyard Farm With Neighbors

After a three-hour hearing, city officials have decided to “butt out” of the debate over a Livonia woman’s pet chickens and goats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

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