Cherries

Spring 2020 Michigan State University Tree Fruit Webinar Series scheduled

The Spring 2020 Michigan State University (MSU) Tree Fruit Webinar Series will include presentations on pest management and horticultural topics as well as time for attendees to ask questions. The webinars are free of charge... more »

Biobest becoming an option for cherry pollination

Due to a range of circumstances, the pollination of cherries is becoming increasingly complex. Bumblebees provide the best results and Biobest supplies them in highly practical hives resistant to all kinds of weather conditions. Cherry... more »

Appointments set for Michigan cherry, tree fruit and beverage groups

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has announced the following appointments to the Michigan Cherry Committee, Michigan Tree Fruit Commission and the Michigan Craft Beverage Council. Michigan Cherry Committee Paul D. Hubbell, of Williamsburg, is the owner... more »

Report: US Cherry growers won’t appeal ITC ruling

U.S. cherry growers will not appeal a Jan. 14 International Trade Commission ruling that unfairly priced imports of dried tart cherries don’t cause harm to the domestic industry. “We made the calculation that it’s not... 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 »

APHIS expands European cherry fruit fly quarantine in Orleans County, NY

Effective Jan. 8, 2020, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (NYSDAM) expanded the European cherry fruit fly (ECFF) quarantine to include all of... 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 »

Peterson Farms to begin processing Cheribundi tart cherry juice

Shelby, Michigan-based Peterson Farms Inc. announced that Cheribundi, one of nation’s largest producers of tart cherry juice, will now be processed on the Peterson Farms campus in Shelby, beginning this spring. “Peterson Farms has been... more »


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