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It's 'survival mode' for many state dairy farmers

Surprisingly, this region isn't hit as hard.

October 15, 2012
LANSING — Despite recent rains, the 2012 drought — the most destructive in 50 years — has driven many Michigan dairy farmers into “survival mode.” Read More

Craft beer business thrives in Michigan

March 6, 2010

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Founders Brewing Co. taps into craft beer market success.

LANSING — While many Michigan industries are in decline, the craft beer industry is flourishing, with breweries expanding and bringing tourists to local communities.

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Northern Michigan grocers could benefit Caitlin Costello

September 21, 2009

LANSING — Improved health and more jobs are among the benefits seen for northern Michigan if tax breaks are given for opening grocery stores in underserved areas, according to the Department of Agriculture.

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