U.S. farmers, government officials and academics told the International Trade Commission that unfair Mexican trade had caused steep losses in domestic vegetable markets, an accusation countered by representatives of Mexican exporters.
Michigan cherry farmers picked themselves up and got back into the orchards after a devastating frost seven years ago, but now they’re fighting a new kind of battle — one that many producers might not recover from if they lose.
When Michigan regulators set rates for renewable energy developers from Consumers Energy, a subsidiary of CMS Energy, advocates say they also provided the certainty to spur new growth and investment in renewable sources for their state.
FRANKENMUTH, Mich., May 7, 2017 -- The leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee came to central Michigan Saturday for a listening session on what different segments of the farm community are looking for in the 2018 farm bill. And the lawmakers heard plenty.