Marketing

Take hold of managing liability on agritourism farms

Agritainment operators need to do everything they can to minimize farm safety risks, manage liability, mitigate financial risk through enterprise budgeting and improve marketing strategies. Brian J... more

Teenagers line up to work at century-old farm

Adapting to change has been part of Krupp Farms’ growth and improvement over the past 100 years. This year marks not only the Comstock Park, Michigan, farm’... more

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Codling Moth Could Keep U.S. Apples Out of Taiwan

One more strike and U.S. apples are out for the season in Taiwan, according to the Northwest Horticultural Council.On Nov. 8, Taiwan's Bureau of Anima... more »

CIAB Recommends Final Percentages

The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB), the national marketing order for red tart cherries, convened in Traverse City, Mich., Sept. 8 to calc... more »

Cherry Industry Administrative Board Sets Preliminary Free, Restricted Percentages

The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB), the national marketing order for red tart cherries, recommended that the free percentage, net of the ... more »

Some Areas See Crops Reduced by Weather

On the first day of summer, the Michigan Frozen Fruit Packers Association pulled together its members to evaluate the outlook for production of fruit ... more »

Market Growth Factor is 17 Million Pounds

The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB), the national marketing order for red tart cherries, convened in Ludington, Mich., Sept. 9 to calculat... more »

Commerce Sees Need for Chinese Concentrate Antidumping Order

The U.S. Department of Commerce said in early September that Chinese apple juice concentrate exporters are expected to sell product at unfair prices i... more »

National Apple Crop Estimate Down 10 Percent from 2004

The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) released its 2005 production forecast during the Apple Crop Outlook and Marketing Conference Aug. 18-19 in Chicag... more »

Michigan Processed Apple Prices Released

The Michigan Processing Apple Growers Marketing Committee has negotiated the following minimum prices for Michigan processing apples for the 2005 appl... more »

CIAB Sets Free, Restricted Percentages for Tart Cherries

The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB) recommended June 23 that the free percentage for tart cherries be set at 71 and the restricted percent... more »

Mexico Temporarily Suspends Apple Tariffs

Mexico's Ministry of Economy has eliminated Mexico's anti-dumping duty on Red and Golden Delicious apples from the Pacific Northwest, but only tempora... more »


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