Michigan apple grower Steve Tennes has seen his attempts to grow his farm’s production numbers crimped by ongoing labor concerns. His foray into finding a solution to those challenges was bolstered ... more
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Global alcohol sales are in decline overall, but that’s not the case with hard cider.
Today, the global market consumes about 635 million gallons of hard cider a year, a number that’s projected to grow. By 2020, 435 million tons of apples will... more
A picking machine developed by Paul Wafler and Cornell University was brought from New York this past fall for a harvesting demonstration in a... more
Mark and Carrie Schnepf have successfully married farming and entertainment to create Schnep... more
According to the U.S. Apple Association, fresh apple holdings on Feb. 1, 20... more
Crop Science, a division of Bayer, announced it has refused a request by th... more
The Center for Produce Safety has chosen BioSafe Systems' SaniDate 5.0 an... more
Kurt Dowd, incoming president of the Michigan State Horticultural Society, stays involved as a tart cherry grower in southwest Michigan.