'I see hope': Ypsilanti Nonprofit Offering Second Chance To Those Formerly Incarcerated Through FarmingA Michigan nonprofit is taking an unusual approach to help people who were formerly behind bars by offering them a chance to learn about farming.
Farmers in America Are Killing Themselves in Staggering Numbers"Think about trying to live today on the income you had 15 years ago." That's how agriculture expert Chris Hurt describes the plight facing U.S. farmers today.
Agri-Business Group Provides Fertilizer Application TrainingIt will encourage farmers and agronomy professionals to learn about steps to avoid nutrient and sediment runoff that can pollute waterways.
Michigan Farms Can Get Federal Help For Meeting Environmental StandardsThe assistance is intended for farmers who have begun the verification process but need to implement one or two conservation practices to finish.
Michigan Couple Busted In Scheme To Employ Illegal ImmigrantsAgents went undercover to build a case against a couple in Michigan's Thumb region who are charged with conspiring to supply dairy farms with workers who were living in the U.S. illegally.
Michigan's Sugar Beet Growers Harvest Record CropThe total 2015 production was roughly 5 million tons.
Michigan Cherry Crop Suffers Over Record Cold WinterThe bitter, record-busting cold winter and some frosts this spring have taken a bit of a toll on Michigan's cherry crop.
Judge Upholds Zoning Ruling Against Michigan Goat FarmerA ruling has been upheld on appeal against a Kalamazoo County farmer fined for his 3-acre goat and garden farm.
Use Of Drones Could Save Time, Money For Michigan FarmersAre unmanned drones the tractors of the future?
Michigan Peach Crop Suffers After Harsh WinterAn expert says it's been decades since the losses were so bad.
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,"
USDA Spending $3M To Feed Honeybees In MidwestAgricultural production has been threatened by a decline in commercial honeybees and their wild cousins due to habitat loss and pesticides.
Obama To Sign Farm Bill During Visit To MichiganCongress has given its final approval to a sweeping five-year farm bill that provides food for the needy and subsidies for farmers.
Chicago Gets Huge Shipment Of Michigan Christmas TreesA U.S. Coast Guard ship loaded with more than 1,200 Michigan Christmas trees has arrived in downtown Chicago.
Business Is Booming For Cider Mills With Bumper Apple CropA 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.