Traditional, outdoor agriculture is profoundly dependent on climate, but high-tech indoor farms that grow premium, hyper-local produce for consumers year round may be commercially viable in the future.
EAST LANSING — The dean of Michigan State University’s medical school will move into a new position where he’ll lead administration of health care academics, research and clinical care.
GRAND RAPIDS — Securing patent protection boosts the chances of a startup company to land the financing needed to commercialize a physical therapy medical device that was developed at Spectrum Health.
Agricultural land values have remained relatively stable throughout most regions in Michigan, even though many farmers continue to face serious headwinds.
BATTLE CREEK — Cedar Run Decoy Co. LLC aims to provide hunters with new ways to get back to the basics of waterfowling.
GRAND RAPIDS — Developers of apartments in Grand Rapids are still seeing high demand for market-rate units.
In response to growing concerns about groundwater issues, Ottawa County’s Olive Township has hit pause on plans for a platted subdivision that’s been in the works for nearly a decade.
HOLLAND — A lakeshore company has received $200,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy to advance the development of utility-scale energy storage.
ZEELAND — A new “economic catalyst” fund and advisory committee hopes to further economic growth in Ottawa County.