For generations, Native Americans in the northern Great Lakes have harvested wild rice. It's an important food source. For some it's a way to make a little extra cash. And it's a cultural touchstone that tribal members are trying to pass on to younger generations. 

Wikamedia commons

Anyone with a taste for salmon, take note: fish harvested at Michigan’s state-operated weirs will soon be on the market.

Photo of Michigan apples.
courtesy / Michigan Apple Committee

Michigan State University extension experts say they think this year's Michigan apple harvest is ahead of schedule. 

Controlled hunting thins deer herd in Meridian

Sep 20, 2013
Courtesy Mary K. Baird

Early antlerless deer season begins this weekend in Michigan.  Statewide, bow hunting is still almost two weeks away, and firearms hunting is permitted starting in mid-November.