The case started in 2012 when a horse owned by David Esslin, then a member of the Michigan Horse Pulling Association, tested positive for an illegal substance. He was fined and suspended from the association.
By JACK NISSEN Capital News Service LANSING — When Scott Swinton, an agriculture, food and resource economics professor at Michigan State University, asked landowners if they’d be interested in renting their land for bioenergy crops, the initial response was unexpected. … Continue reading →
By LUCY SCHROEDER Capital News Service LANSING — As if you needed another reason not to play with stinky piles of algae: Decaying algae can promote the growth of bacteria that could make people and animals sick, according to recent … Continue reading →
By LIAM TIERNAN Capital News Service LANSING — Bugs hinder prairie restorations more than previously thought, according to research conducted at Michigan State University. The study found that arthropods — which include insects, spiders and crustaceans — account for the … Continue reading →
By IAN WENDROW Capital News Service LANSING — For Michiganders, going “Up North” is a common answer to questions about upcoming vacation plans – and for good reason. That region holds Michigan’s dunes—landforms integral to the state’s history and tourism. … Continue reading →
By LAURA BOHANNON Capital News Service LANSING — In light of a recent study detailing Michigan’s road needs, some legislators say they’re hoping to see roads become a bigger priority for the state. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Triston … Continue reading →