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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The 61st Annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate, sponsored by the Michigan Frozen Food Packers Association, will be held June 22, 2:30 p.m., at the Amway Gran... more »
Northwest Michigan’s fruit industry is in transition.
Wine grapes have been booming, but after two brutal winters and two failed crops in a row ... more »
In recent years, many growers have started to use ReTain in their sweet cherry blocks to increase fruit set and ultimately increase their yields. ReTa... more »
The fungal disease European brown rot, caused by Monilinia laxa, is a concern during bloom time in Michigan tart cherries because this pathogen can in... more »
The focus of RosBREED 2, a program to produce better-tasting fruit that resists storage problems and other challenges, is disease resistance.
A $10... more »
Lynn Long, Oregon State University Extension educator, discusses efficient sweet cherry training systems for precision orchards. He spoke at the ... watch »
A new survey is seeking responses from growers regarding spotted wing drosophila (SWD) management. The survey is part of the "Sustainable Spotted Wind... more »
With warmer weather, fruit tree buds are swelling. Growers should apply early-season sprays.
The 2016 winter was mild compared with 2... more »
Phytelligence, a platform agricultural biotechnology company, has entered into a service agreement with TNV, a Tip Top Orchards licensed company, to a... more »
In early spring as fruit trees begin to grow, many people are worried that freezing temperatures will kill the buds of their fruit trees. These buds c... more »