Michigan Apple Committee announces 2022 research funding

The Michigan Apple Committee (MAC) board approved funding for 2022 research projects on March 3.  Research is an important part of MAC’s mission. “Members of the MAC Board of Directors select growers to serve on... more »

West Central Michigan Spring Horticultural Meeting is March 22

Michigan State University Extension will be offering the 2022 West Central Spring Horticulture Meeting on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at the West Michigan Research Station in Hart, Michigan. The meeting will provide attendees with information... more »

MDARD names deputy of newly created Office of Rural Development

Sarah Lucas has been selected to lead the newly created Office of Rural Development in Michigan, effective Monday, April 18. In January, Governor Gretchen Whitmer established the Office of Rural Development within Michigan Department of... more »

Virtual meeting on March 25 for Ohio specialty crop growers

The Ohio State University (OSU) invites specialty crop growers to a conversation about changes in the specialty crops industry and in OSU department specialists and Extension educators serving the specialty crop arena. The March 25... more »

Specialty crop virtual listening session targets Ohio growers

Ohioans with an interest in specialty crops are invited to participate in an upcoming virtual listening session on Friday, March 25. Sponsored by The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES),... more »

Michigan cherry producers approve continuation referendum

Michigan’s cherry producers have approved a referendum to continue the Michigan Cherry Promotion and Development Program, Gary McDowell, director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced today. Established in May 1972, the... more »

Workshop set on building better spray programs for vineyards in Michigan

Are you a Michigan grape grower and want to feel more confident about fungicide spray program design? Join in March 23, from 1-5 p.m. for a virtual Fungicide Resistance Management Extension Workshop. Fungicide resistance to... more »

MSU presents funding requests to Michigan Tree Fruit Commission

Michigan State University (MSU) researchers gave presentations on their 2022 funding requests to the Michigan Tree Fruit Commission (MTFC) board of directors at the MTFC meeting on Feb. 23. The MTFC was established by a... more »

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