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May 24, 2016
Points North
Points North
Michigan Farming
(Interlochen Public Radio) - You may think of Michigan primarily as the auto state. Or a tourist Mecca for freshwater beaches, lakes and dunes. But farming? Yet Agriculture consistently ranks in the top three job producers in the state. And the variety of crops grown here is listed as second only to California. The Ag sector faces a number of challenges: food safety, water withdrawals and migrant labor among them. This week on Points North, a wide ranging conversation with Michigan's Ag Director. © Copyright 2016, Interlochen Public Radio