Stories tagged: "farm"


Farmers Mix Trees, Crops, Livestock to Fight Climate Change
Michigan Farmers Mix Trees, Crops, Livestock to Fight Climate Change

Michigan farmers and others are growing crops, trees and livestock on the same land to help battle climate change.

A northern Michigan farm. (Image via Shutterstock)
10 Most Valuable Crops Grown in Michigan

Stacker compiled a list of the most valuable crops grown in Michigan using data from the US Department of Agriculture state agriculture overview.

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‘Made in Michigan’: A Record Year for Food and Forest Exports Is Good News Amid Disruptions

The value of exports for Michigan agricultural, food, and forest products was way up in 2021, despite challenges.

Sugar Water or Syrup: Michigan Farmers Want You to Know About ‘Liquid Gold’ in Our Trees

Michigan is one of the best states in the country for maple syrup. So why don’t more people know about this hidden gem?

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‘Blood, Sweat, and Tears’: Michigan Farmers Stay Committed to Healthy Food During COVID-19

COVID-19 showed possibilities for smaller operations to succeed, though experts skeptical on major industry shift.

“The secret is in the soil,” says White Lotus Farms. “We started with Organic Certification but now go far beyond this. Great produce starts with great soil and our strong focus on soil enrichment produces food that is not only nutritious but also measurably more flavor. White Lotus Farms is a three acre farm 10 mins outside of Ann Arbor, MI owned and operated by a small dedicated group of people committed to flavor and beauty.” (Photos via White Lotus Facebook)
This Beloved Ann Arbor Farm Is Surviving the Pandemic Without PPP

They're crediting the success to figuring "this online thing out" right away. Michigan responded.