Midwest

George Bird to receive 2020 CANR Distinguished Faculty Award at ANR Week

George W. Bird, Ph.D., will receive the 2020 Michigan State University (MSU) College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Distinguished Faculty Award during ANR Week on March 6. The Distinguished Faculty Award recognizes faculty members... more »

Bill would designate the cherry as Michigan’s official state fruit

Michigan is already recognized for its apple blossoms, but what about the cherry? Several state lawmakers want to see the cherry elevated as the official state fruit of Michigan. More than half of U.S. states... more »

BioSafe Systems hires Konya as Great Lakes sales representative

BioSafe Systems is excited to announce the hire of Jon Konya as a Technical Sales Representative in the Great Lakes region. Jon currently lives in southwest Michigan but has done quite a bit of traveling.... more »

MSU offers ‘Small Fruit Production Risk Management: Resources and Tools’

There is new training program developed by the Michigan State University (MSU )Extension Small Fruit program to assist the blueberry industry and all berry growers in general to deal with major production risks affecting the... more »

Michigan Peach Sponsors honor a pair of industry contributors

A pair of west Michigan peach growers were honored March 3 for their service to the Michigan peach industry. Fred Koeningshof, left, a member of the Michigan Peach Sponsors board, presents... more »

Write-off of funds owed to Michigan fund by Cherry Growers Inc. reported

The state of Michigan is out nearly $2.3 million after it ran out of options to recoup a performance-based grant from a northern Michigan company that went under. According to a report by MLive.com, the... more »

MSU to share ‘Small Fruit Production Risk Management: Resources and Tools’

There is new training program developed by the Michigan State University (MSU) Extension Small Fruit program to assist the blueberry industry and all berry growers in general to deal with major Production Risks affecting the... more »

Michigan Apple Committee working with chef Paul Penney

Michigan Apples are a delicious choice for eating fresh or cooked in your favorite recipes. Chef Paul Penney, who works with the Michigan Apple Committee on in-store demos, conventions and in recipe development, is an... more »

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