It’s time to celebrate Michigan agriculture month!

Nature’s miracle: Corn pollination

In recent weeks, the Midwest region of the United States has gone through the critical stage of corn growth known as pollination. Pollination is part of the reproductive stage in a plant. Much of the potential grain yield is determined at this time, with success or failure of pollination impacting the plant’s life. The varying […]

Save the environment through your refrigerator

As your mother has probably told you: eat your fruits and vegetables.

As the nutrition experts have told you: keep a divided plate, eating so many servings of not only fruits and veggies, but proteins, carbohydrates and more.

But maybe it isn’t just your health that everyone has been keeping in mind—but also the environment’s.

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Farmers say no to GMO for a surprising reason

There are two sides to the genetically modified organism (GMO) debate: either you’re for it, or you’re against it. There are shades of gray in between, but the battle lines have been drawn in the sand, leaving farmers and the entire agricultural industry somewhere in the middle.

GMO foods are “good” for a variety of […]

Does new global diet doom us?

There’s a new diet that is picking up speed – the globalization diet. Unlike its celebrity-endorsed counterparts, the so-called globalization diet isn’t exactly the type of diet everyone is looking for to lose those few extra pounds. In fact, this diet seems to be causing more harm than good in that it could be potentially […]