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
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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It was July 22, deep into the cherry harvest, and the cooling pad at Cherry Bay Orchards was abuzz with activity. Cooled water poured into tanks, each... more »
On Oct. 17, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent warning letters to 29 companies that manufacture, market or distribute products made from... more »
Why do sweet cherries crack? The easy answer is, “It has something to do with rain.” But, conceded Mortiz Knoche, he didn’t have to ... more »
Michigan's cherry producers approved a referendum March 13 to continue the Michigan Cherry Promotion and Development Program, according to the Michiga... more »
Bayer CropScience has sold the insecticide Guthion (azinphos methyl) to Makhteshim Agan Industries, Israel (MANA).MANA purchased the European rights t... more »
In a bid to increase demand for local cherries, the Okanagan, Kootenay Cherry Growers? Association is looking at a move to encourage consumers to reco... more »
The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB), the national marketing order for red tart cherries, convened in Traverse City, Mich., Sept. 8 to calc... more »
Aggressive efforts are under way to manage the plum pox virus (PPV), which the USDA found in samples collected from a routine survey at the Michigan S... more »
The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB), the national marketing order for red tart cherries, recommended that the free percentage, net of the ... more »
U.S. tart cherry production is forecast at 256 million pounds, 5 percent below 2005 production but 20 percent above production in 2004, according to U... more »