It

s pretty much a given that by the time an election rolls around, folks are fed up with the campaign ads, automated calls and too-frequent nastiness that accompany an election season.

This Week's Circulars

Michigan

s agricultural leaders said farmers should use the latest high-tech methods to help avoid fertilizer runoff blamed by some for Lake Erie

s recent algae bloom and water contamination woes.

In the late '90s an agriculturally important insect

the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB)

was introduced to North America.