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Vine Line joins FreshEdge, expanding FreshEdge’s Michigan footprint

FreshEdge, a family of produce and specialty food companies backed by Rotunda Capital Partners, acquired Vine Line, a fresh produce distributor located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Vine Line operates out of a 67,147 square-foot state-of-the-art facility built... more »

Tips offered to handle apple frost damage during harvest

Washington State University Tree Fruit Extension collected some information regarding apple frost damage during harvest and here is what was found. J. Shupp, Professor of Pomology at Pennsylvania State University advises on how to handle... more »

Jeff Meier of J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines among UC Davis honored alumni

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis is known throughout the world for its expertise, educational opportunities, and contributions to society. Much of that has to do with alumni, friends, faculty, staff... more »

Organic Produce Network steps up with in-person events

Hands will soon grip in meeting, bags will soon be filled with swag and brains will bulge with visions of farming’s future. Trade show time will soon be is here again, and participants are raring... more »

Gov. Whitmer proclaims October as Michigan Agritourism Month

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimed October as Michigan Agritourism Month. The month-long celebration recognizes the economic and social benefits of agritourism to our state’s farms and communities. Michigan Agritourism Month is a special time to... more »

‘Unsafe’ cider produced in an uninspected, unlicensed Michigan facility

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is advising consumers not to drink cider produced by Bowens Mills in Middleville, Michigan, due to food safety concerns. Bowens Mills was found operating an unlicensed cider... more »

Pear Study Circles planned by Washington State University Tree Fruit Extension

Join Washington State University Extension for a series of Pear Study Circles for pear producers on Tuesday evenings Oct. 19, 2021, to Feb. 22, 2022. The goal of this series is to provide learning opportunities... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest welcomes new marketing communications manager

Pear Bureau Northwest is pleased to announce Jim Morris has joined the organization as Marketing Communications Manager. Morris brings over 12 years of combined retailer and marketing experience to the Pear Bureau Northwest team. Most... more »

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