Chad Paulson, sales director for Rockford Package Supply, left, with his father, Howard, RPS president. Photo: Gary Pullano

Rockford Package Supply grows with new building

Recognizing and building upon the contributions of those who helped nurture the agricultural industry in Michigan was among the reasons for an established packaging operation to spread its wings with a new facility.

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Breeder focuses on developing resistant varieties

Rutgers University cranberry plant breeder Nick Vorsa is striving to complete research started by his predecessors nearly 140 years ago.


Renewable energy sources now cheaper than ever

If you’ve looked into a renewable energy source – solar, wind, geothermal or other – as a way to power your farm and decided it was too expensive, you need to look again.


Northwest Michigan growers planting at higher densities

Northwest Michigan’s fruit industry is in transition. Wine grapes have been booming, but after ... more
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Monsanto rejects Bayer’s $62 billion proposal

Monsanto rejects Bayer’s $62 billion proposal

Monsanto's Board of Directors has unanimously viewed the Bayer proposal as... more

Photo: Virginia Pravia

Simulation models enhance global crop management strategies

Growing up in Uruguay — a country with four cows per every person — Vir... more


Fruit cracking differs among sweet cherry varieties

Sweet cherries are susceptible to a condition called "cracking", in which t... more

Bayer offers Monsanto $62 billion deal

Pruning key in managing blueberry stem gall wasp

Secretary Vilsack releases statement on organic sector report

Bayer confirms preliminary talks in acquisition of Monsanto

UC Davis wins early ruling in strawberry lawsuit

Reuters: USDA to join panel reviewing ChemChina, Syngenta deal

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VIDEO: Efficient Sweet Cherry Training Systems

Lynn Long, Oregon State University Extension educator, discusses efficient sweet cherry training systems for precision orchards. He spoke at the

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