The state’s food and dairy inspectors will be about halfway to the number of additional inspections they hope to do each year after hiring up to five new inspectors and buying new technology to inspect more efficiently.
As the popularity of backyard farms and chicken coops in cities and suburbs grows, more residents are clashing with city ordinances that prohibit them.
When publications run a global warming story it's usually a foreboding tale. But at least in the short-run, climate change is what sprouted Michigan's burgeoning wine grape industry.
Last week the Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development approved a groundbreaking new urban farm policy.
Money for hoop houses to extend Michigan's short growing season. Whole farm insurance.
Proposed changes in Michigan farming practices endorsed as "generally acceptable," to be considered by the Michigan Commission of Agriculture March 20, have been tweaked in response to an outpouring of concern by small and hobby farmers who fear the changes would strip them of state protection to
A bill to let cities regulate pigeon-keepers gained the Michigan Senate’s approval 34-0 on Wednesday, advancing to the House.
The proposed legislation results from a dispute in an Allen Park neighborhood where one man’s backyard loft of 50-80 homing pigeons has upset neighbors.
Let the Germans make our beer? Michigan legislators say "no thanks" with a proposal to support the state's own talented brewers.
Logan’s Law, a package of four bills designed to fight animal abuse passed through the Michigan House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
Call it the lions, tigers and bears bill.