Cherries

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. ... READ 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... READ 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... READ MORE »

Solid-Set Canopy Delivery System Advances

http://youtu.be/JiJfNA1uxz8 Matthew Grieshop, associate professor, Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, discusses the development o... READ MORE »

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... READ 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... READ MORE »

WTFRC completes cherry pesticide residue study

For the sixth consecutive year, the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission conducted a study of residues of commonly used pesticides on cherry frui... READ MORE »

Considerations for hail-damaged cherries after storms

Cherry orchards were impacted by hail on July 8, 2016, and growers should carefully weigh options to determine future management strategies. First, gr... READ MORE »

Sweet Cherry Orchard Designs Optimize Efficiency

https://youtu.be/ZnzWM1xfgww Greg Lang, Michigan State University horticulture professor, outlines a sweet cherry orchard design project to optimiz... READ MORE »

Stemilt introduces Skylar Rae cherry

Stemilt Growers is introducing a new bi-colored cherry, called Skylar Rae, to produce departments in June. Skylar Rae cherries are both the sweetest ... READ MORE »


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