Everything’s coming up cherries in northern lower Michigan.
The state produces about 75 percent of the U.S. supply of tart cherries, said Philip J. Korson, president of the Michigan-based Cherry ... more
Mark Miezio went from designing highway projects across the country to becoming operations manager for a Michigan tree fruit production company. He adjusted sea... more
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As growers are currently assessing their crops after the recent hailstorm, there are many considerations for how to handle cherries left in the orchar... more »
With the large crop and recent hailstorm, growers will need to make decisions regarding the marketability of the crop. This year is somewhat different... more »
For the sixth consecutive year, the Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission conducted a study of residues of commonly used pesticides on cherry frui... more »
Cherry orchards were impacted by hail on July 8, 2016, and growers should carefully weigh options to determine future management strategies. First, gr... more »
Greg Lang, Michigan State University horticulture professor, outlines a sweet cherry orchard design project to optimize labor efficiency, product... watch »
When industry representatives gathered June 22 for the 61st annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate, they came with mostly optimistic outlooks regardi... more »
Stemilt Growers is introducing a new bi-colored cherry, called Skylar Rae, to produce departments in June. Skylar Rae cherries are both the sweetest ... more »
Growers in five Northwest states estimated a sweet cherry crop of 18.3 million 20-pound boxes this season, according to James Michael, a vice presiden... more »
Sweet cherries are susceptible to a condition called "cracking", in which the skin of the fruit is strained, causing fractures or "cracks". The condit... more »