Meet The Farmers Of The Future: RobotsBrandon Alexander would like to introduce you to Angus, the farmer of the future. He's heavyset, weighing in at nearly 1,000 pounds, not to mention a bit slow.
Officials Seek To Boost Food Assistance At Farmers MarketsOfficials want to boost the use of food assistance benefits at farmers markets in Michigan.
Michigan Marijuana Grower Gives Up Farm To CopsA southeastern Michigan farmer who dodged a prison sentence for growing 8,000 marijuana plants is losing his house and 23-acre farm.
Michigan Ag Industry Members Bullish On OutlookMichigan's farmers and agriculture leaders are bullish about their business outlook.
Judge Plans Ruling On Motions In Swine SuitA farmer is challenging a DNR order declaring Russian boars as invasive species.
Michigan Farmer With Pot Plants Gets ProbationA farmer caught growing thousands of marijuana plants has been spared prison and placed on probation by a compassionate judge who says the case "screams out" for leniency.
Mich. Fruit Growers Seem To Have Less Frost DamageMichigan fruit tree growers who suffered devastating freeze losses one year ago seem to have sustained less serious damage from this week's late frost.
'Amazing Race' Winners' Pet Gets The Comic Book TreatmentFans of “The Amazing Race” were introduced to Josh Kilmer Purcell and Brent Ridge, perhaps better known as the Fabulous Beekman Boys, when they were crowned the season 21 winners of the hit CBS reality series.
9 Amish, Plus Driver Hurt In Icy Road CrashAuthorities say a van went off an icy southern Michigan interstate, rolling over and injuring the 10 people inside.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-timed for Obama's reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
Volunteers Needed To Harvest Michigan Fields For The HungryFarmers who have more than they can sell are turning to Forgotten Harvest and asking them harvest fields full of the good stuff, including squash, zucchini, corn, potatoes and greens.
Cherry Growers To Get New Crop Insurance OptionsU.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow says Michigan's cherry growers are getting new crop insurance options.
Michigan Farmers Welcome Rain As Crops StruggleIs this steady rain enough to take the edge off the drought for local farmers?
Mid-Mich. Farm: Drought Killing Christmas TreesA mid-Michigan farm reports the drought is responsible for killing many newly planted Christmas trees.
Agriculture Dept. Head Works To Boost Food Industry, SafetyThe 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.