Fruit farmers looking to rebound from last year

May 20, 2013
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Cold weather earlier this month killed some buds, but farmer still hope for good harvest after severe losses last year

Source: Freep

Michigan farmers are in the fight of their lives. They're aggressively preparing their orchards for a robust harvest, lobbying lawmakers to pass policies that will help protect them - and some are diversifying their revenue streams with related businesses that attract tourists, such as cider mills and wineries, to help insulate them from the hard times.

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