Michigan farmers Gov. Whitmer OKs $15M To Help Farmers Amid Wet Weather By Associated Press • Jul 9, 2019 Photo: Gretchen Millich, WKAR News Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation to allocate $15 million to a low-interest loan program to help farmers who face financial losses because wet weather is making it hard to plant crops. Michigan Lawmakers OK $15M In Loans To Farmers Amid Rainfall By Associated Press • Jun 20, 2019 Creative Commons The Michigan Legislature is close to adding $15 million to a low-interest loan program to help farmers who are grappling with crop losses associated with historic rainfall. Southwestern Michigan Loses Peach Harvest After Polar Vortex By Associated Press • Jun 7, 2019 Mike Licht / Flickr Creative Commons The polar vortex that enveloped much of the Midwest early this year nearly wiped out the peach crop in southwestern Michigan, according to experts. MSU Professor: Long-Term Tariff War Effects Unknown for Michigan Farmers By Reginald Hardwick • Jul 26, 2018 WKAR file photo A Michigan State University professor said Michigan farmers are being affected by the tariff fight between the United States and China. But long-term, the impact is still unknown. Listen Listening... / 3:58 WKAR’s Reginald Hardwick talked with Dr. Jim Hilker, professor at MSU's Dept. of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics.