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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Precision agriculture takes center stage once again when the International Fruit Tree Association (IFTA) holds its 59th Annual Conference Feb. 6-12 in... more »
The Washington State Tree Fruit Association (WSTFA) announced a contribution of $750,000 over five years in support of food safety research. This pled... more »
Burnette Foods, a Michigan company, has filed a complaint against tart cherry rules established by USDA and the Cherry Industry Administrative Board. ... more »
A multi-layered project to improve sustainability in fruit tree production through changes in rootstock use has received recognition from a national o... more »
August was an interesting month for Bardenhagen Farms.
The excitement started Aug. 2, when a nasty hailstorm passed through northwest Michigan, lea... more »
Penn State Extension is offering three Saturday morning webinar trainings that will each be two hours long. The three sessions are designed for the be... more »
Some compare it to a three-legged stool. Others call it the “three pillars.”
Whatever metaphor they use, many in the tart cherry world say the ... more »
Michigan State University Extension and MSU AgBioResearch, along with the Michigan Cherry Committee, are hosting an online Zoom webinar on Friday, Nov... more »
Kurt Dowd has been around farms most of his life. So when it came time to transition the family’s historic operation near Hartford, Michigan, away f... more »
When it comes to mechanical pruning, or hedging, Stefano Musacchi puts an emphasis on improving the size of the fruit, as well as its flavor.
Musac... more »