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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Michigan State University (MSU) researchers have been working on an evolving technology since 2008, which is leading to a new method of harvesting tar... more »
As harvest winds down, this is a great opportunity for me to thank the many growers who helped with all of the tours this summer. Harvest is a busy ti... more »
In late June, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a California raisin grower arguing that government agencies should not be allowed to claim control... more »
Twenty-five wine experts from around the country gathered Aug. 11 in East Lansing for the 38th annual Michigan Wine Competition. Judges included Maste... more »
A new law that defines Washington’s commercial beekeepers as farmers will enable the state to better reap the benefits of healthy bee population... more »
Silver leaf is present in most temperate zone production areas. While it can cause severe and destructive symptoms in some areas of the world, this is... more »
Along with approximately 140 other lucky IFTA members, I had the good fortune to attend the IFTA Study Tour to Washington July 15-17, 2015 which visit... more »
On Aug. 2 a storm swept through Northern Michigan leaving fruit crops “devastated.” Large hail and damaging winds have been reported throu... more »
According to Robb Myers, vice president of sales for CMI, the data shows that consumers continue to look for highly flavored apples like Ambrosia.&ldq... more »
Farmers have the same goal: harvest the highest quality fruit in the most efficient way. When it comes to cherries, it’s not the easiest task, b... more »