A wolf and a coyote mated nearly 100 years ago. The result: the coywolf.
The 400-acre farm, MI Local Hops, will be larger than most Michigan hops farms, which Michigan State University Extension hops expert Rob Sirrine said typically come in at five to 10 acres.
The designation typically takes lands already owned by the government and walls them off from new mining, roads and power lines.
As the co-op's board was considering its demise, a group of organic potato farmers stepped up saying they wanted a state-of-the-art packing facility.
In the past few years, efforts by a growing fringe of state lawmakers to take over national public lands have surfaced in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming.
The legislation went to the White House for President Barack Obama’s signature, which the president provided just a few minutes before midnight.
The bills are in response to concern the U.S. Forest Service is considering whether to curtail domestic sheep in Wyoming and other western states to reduce the threat to wild bighorns.
Even if the company found an alternative crop, the technology to convert plant materials into energy on a commercial scale still hasn’t been developed, the plantation's manager says.
The beetle previously had been found only on the Big Island of Hawaii.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined the Incredible Corn Maze in Hauser, Idaho, in the death of an 18-year-old employee.
Sales are forecast to fall 17 percent this fiscal year compared with 2014 with earnings of $1.8 billion, down from $3.16 billion in 2014.
The Partnership for a Healthier America is using star power in its marketing campaign to promote fruits and vegetables.
The suit alleges the food contains an animal toxin used in automobile antifreeze and a group of toxins produced by fungus that occurs in grains.
Half of Californians also said that in dry years, the state should help farmers by easing environmental regulations that protect fish in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, but the survey found 46 percent disagreeing.