Cherries

56th Annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate

The 56th Annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate, sponsored by the Michigan Frozen Food Packers Association, will be held on June 22 at 2:30pm. This annual event will be held at the Devos Place in Grand Rapids,... more »

Northern Michigan cherries may come in late due to slow spring

This slow spring is actually good for the northern Michigan cherry crop, but it comes at a price of what looks to be a late harvest. WWTV/WWUP-TV 9&10Read more of the story here. more »

Dried cherry demand increases

Leelanau County fruit growers are expected to benefit from establishment of an Agricultural Processing Renaissance Zone in Grand Traverse County where many Leelanau growers are expected to ship cherries and other fruits in the coming... more »

Shoreline Fruit receives ag processing renaissance zone approval

Shoreline Fruit, a grower, processor and marketer of premium cherry products and other dried fruits, announced that Gov. Rick Snyder approved the establishment of an Agricultural Processing Renaissance Zone (APRZ) for the expansion of Shoreline... more »

Michigan governor appoints apple committee members

Governor Rick Snyder announced appointments to the Michigan Apple Committee.“Agriculture is one of the bright spots of Michigan’s economy,” Snyder said. “I look forward to working with the leaders of the agriculture industry to ensure... more »

The 56th Annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate

The 56th Annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate, sponsored by the Michigan Frozen Food Packers Association, will be held June 22, 2:30 p.m., at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Mich.The guesstimate provides a forum for growers, processors,... more »

Penn State: Looking at copper use, resistance management

Mid-March is the perfect time to start taking certain actions that can have major effects in the apple scab, fire blight and bacterial spot disease situation in your orchard this year. Here, I discuss my... more »

Hearings set for cherry amendments

Public hearings will be held to receive evidence on proposed amendments to the marketing order that regulates the handling of tart cherries grown in Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Utah, Washington state and Wisconsin.Three amendments... more »


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