Cherries

Michigan cherry growers talk Turkey, tariffs with senator

Thanksgiving is weeks away, but talk of Turkey dominated a roundtable discussion between U.S. Sen. Gary Peters , D-Michigan, and region fruit growers. According to the Traverse City Record-Eagle, more than two dozen growers talked... more »

2020 NW Cherry Research Review set for Nov. 12

The Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission is inviting those interested to attend this year’s NW Cherry Research Review. The session is Nov. 12 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Confluence Technology Center,  285 Technology Center Way, Wenatchee,... more »

Sweet cherries improves sleep with melatonin, perfect for Daylight Savings

With Daylight Savings coming to an end, sweet cherries are the perfect superfood to help your body adjust to the time change and ensure a great night's rest. Amongst other studies, the comprehensive "A Review... more »

Commerce ruling on Turkish imports boosts struggling US tart cherry growers

As domestic tart cherry growers struggle to turn a profit, a preliminary ruling by the U.S. Department of Commerce ordering Turkish exporters to escrow funds to cover new duties of 204.93 percent under the countervailing... more »

Results in from Turkey cherries antidumping investigation

On Sept. 23, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of dried tart cherries from Turkey, finding that exporters sold... more »

Compac InVision TotalView cherry sorting technology used by Apofruit

Italian cooperative Apofruit invested in a Compac InVision TotalView cherry sorting platform in 2018 to enhance their ability to deliver consistent quality efficiently. The system was installed in time to save the 2019 cherry season,... more »

USDA-ARS offers public tour of its grape, apple and cherry collection

The public is invited to get an insider’s view of the USDA-ARS germplasm repository at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, New York, on Sept. 21 from 9-11 a.m. Attendees will be guided by experts from the... more »

Michigan House panel seeks protection for cherry producers

The Michigan House Agriculture Committee, chaired by Rep. Julie Alexander, approved on Sept. 4 a resolution supporting a petition before the U.S. International Trade Commission to protect Michigan’s domestic cherry industry. Michigan growers supply roughly... more »


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