Midwest

Michigan Craft Beverage Council accepting 2022 research grant proposals

The Michigan Craft Beverage Council announced Sept. 13 it is accepting 2022 research grant proposals with a maximum grant award of $40,000. Proposals must be received no later than 3 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, Oct.... more »

Indiana winegrape harvest projected to be fruitful

Indiana winegrape growers began harvesting in late August and will continue through early October. Despite a late freeze at the beginning of the growing season, high winegrape yields are expected across the state. Miranda Purcell,... more »

Grower shares how Michigan peaches were impacted by the April frost

The April cold temperatures caused a major concern among Michigan farmers. Although several areas of Michigan were hit by a frost, many crops faced minimal damage and were saved by the grower using different techniques.... more »

The Bee Corp expands Verifli’s use in blueberry pollination pilot

The Bee Corp recently announced a new series of pilot tests during blueberry pollination season, working with Michigan State University entomology professors, Rufus Isaacs and Meghan Milbrath and graduate student, Lauren Goldstein. The pilot project... more »

2021 NW Michigan Grape Preharvest Meeting set for Sept. 17

Join winegrape growers from northwest Michigan at the 2021 Northwest Michigan Grape Preharvest Meeting on Friday, Sept.17 from 2-4 p.m. hosted by the Michigan State University Extension Grape Team. This in-person meeting will be held... more »

Takeaways from the 2021 Honeycrisp virtual meetups

In a series of four virtual meetups held every other week this summer, experts on Honeycrisp production offered their insights and answered questions posed by growers. The program was offered in a unique format that... more »

Michigan Farm Bureau seeks release of insect to control spotted wing drosophila

Michigan Farm Bureau is calling on the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to give fruit growers a new tool to fight spotted-wing drosophila. APHIS is considering granting permits for the release ofG. brasiliensis, a type... more »

Michigan’s Oceana Foods to begin asset sale process

New Mill Capital, a national food processing asset disposition firm has been engaged by Cherry Central Cooperative to sell the Oceana Foods dehydrated product plant located in Shelby, Michigan. The company announced in July that... more »

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Weathered grower to lead Michigan hort group

Grape industry changes seen in 1995

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