Cherries

Cherry processing options expand in variety

Everything’s coming up cherries in northern lower Michigan. The state produces about 75 percent of the U.S. supply of tart cherries, said Philip J. Korson, president of the Michigan-based Cherry ... more

Hort society leader to nurture industry growth

Mark Miezio went from designing highway projects across the country to becoming operations manager for a Michigan tree fruit production company. He adjusted sea... more

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Cherry board’s long-time director stepping down

Perry Hedin has managed the tart cherry industry’s federal marketing order – the Cherry Industry Administrative Board – for nearly two decades. ... more »

Hort society leader to nurture industry growth

Mark Miezio went from designing highway projects across the country to becoming operations manager for a Michigan tree fruit production company. He ad... more »

Vigilance during season wrap up aids disease management for 2017

The 2016 season is almost in our rearview mirror. Although the fruit harvest may be winding down, vigilance is still needed for managing tree fruit di... more »

Shoreline Fruit donates cherries to Feeding America of West Michigan

Shoreline Fruit has donated 40,000 pounds of tart Montmorency cherries to Feeding America of West Michigan. Through a collaborative effort between... more »

CIAB restricts 29 percent of tart cherry crop

The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB) has recommended that USDA restrict 29 percent of the 2016/17 tart cherry crop. Actual U.S. producti... more »

Tour promotes institutional purchases of dried, frozen Michigan cherries

The Michigan Farm to Institution Network and its institutional purchasing campaign Cultivate Michigan recently held a tour in northern Michigan to lea... more »

Michigan Fruit Crop Guesstimate reveals optimistic numbers

When industry representatives gathered June 22 for the 61st annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate, they came with mostly optimistic outlooks regarding the 201... more »

Solid-Set Canopy Delivery System Advances

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Destroy unharvested cherries to reduce SWD populations

As growers are currently assessing their crops after the recent hailstorm, there are many considerations for how to handle cherries left in the orchar... more »

Navigating crop insurance for damaged tart cherries

With the large crop and recent hailstorm, growers will need to make decisions regarding the marketability of the crop. This year is somewhat different... more »


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