In the waning days of prohibition, Congress legalized 3.2 beer, opening up a new market for Michigan farmers.
Moving a porta-potty around a farmer's fields to be near where workers are working might not seem like the kind of issue that needs the attention of state lawmakers, but for farmers, it's a very significant concern.
In less than a week following the announcement of war against Germany, Michigan Governor Sleeper hears farmers request for labor at food conservation conference.
President Barack Obama will visit Michigan State University today to sign the $956 billion farm bill and highlight agriculture’s importance to the economy after it received Senate approval Tuesday, the White House confirmed.
On the cusp of what's expected to be another sizable summer algae bloom in Lake Erie, the state of Michigan has released a plan for improving the lake that critics say doesn't do enough to reduce nutrient-laden runoff from farms.
Michigan farmers who employ migrant workers say too many of them aren't able to get a Michigan driver's license, forcing them to drive without a license or insurance.
Michigan has required that all laying hens be cage-free by 2020. With half of their flock already living in cage-free quarters, Herbruck is hoping to move that deadline back to 2025. Most of their customers, including Costco, Meijer Inc. and Kroger, have set a cage-free goal of 2025.
The latest rendition of a law aiming to keep pets out of animal abusers’ hands is making its way through the Michigan Legislature again.
The package requires nonprofit animal shelters to run a criminal background check on anyone attempting to adopt an animal.
The debate over Great Lakes fish farming is picking up speed in Lansing, where two hearings are scheduled this week on competing Republican bills that would either expand or outright ban commercial net-pen aquaculture in Michigan waters.
State agriculture officials have lifted the ban on poultry and waterfowl shows they imposed last summer to help prevent the spread of avian flu.