Midwest

West Michigan food processing incubator opens in Muskegon

Greater Muskegon Economic Development and the West Michigan Food Processing Association have announced that construction of a new food processing business incubator is complete and ready for tenants. According to a news release, the 8,000-square-foot... more »

Registration set for the 2021 Ohio Pawpaw Virtual Conference

Interested in learning more about pawpaw production in Ohio? Join Ohio State University (OSU) South Centers and the North American Pawpaw Growers Association for the 2021 Ohio Pawpaw Conference on April 17. Gain invaluable growing... more »

Ohio pesticide and fertilizer applicator recertification webinars set

Ohio growers with private applicator licenses have had fewer seats and opportunities to re-certify in pesticides or fertilizers because of COVID-19 meeting restrictions. On Thursday, March 25, they can accomplish one or both in live... more »

Bowerman Blueberries opens downtown retail location, expands farm market

West Michigan’s family-owned Bowerman Blueberries will offer its farm-fresh produce, baked goods and sweets year-round at a new cafe in downtown Holland. The restaurant will be located at the corner of Eight Street and Central... more »

2021 Statewide Grape Spring Kickoff scheduled by Michigan State Extension

Join winegrape growers from across Michigan at the virtual 2021 Statewide Michigan Grape Spring Kickoff on March 23, 2021 from 1-4:30 p.m. EST hosted by Michigan State University Extension. This program is free and offered via Zoom.... more »

Registration open for Michigan State University Spring Tree Fruit Webinar Series

Due to ongoing restrictions based on current events, the Michigan State University Extension fruit team is once again offering its spring tree fruit educational programs through a series of live webinars. These webinars are free... more »

MSU berry webinar scheduled for March 17

Michigan State University Extension has scheduled its first berry webinar of the season that will take place on March 17 from 1-3:45 p.m. According to Carlos Garcia Salazar, small fruit educator, MSU Extension Agriculture and... more »

New online fruit production series introduced by Ohio State University

Ohio State University South Centers is hosting a new online series focused on fruit production beginning March 23 with blueberries, then continuing with blackberries on March 30, and finally concluding with raspberries on April 6.... more »

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