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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Michigan State University Extension and MSU AgBioResearch, along with the Michigan Cherry Committee, are hosting an online Zoom webinar on Friday, Nov... more »
Kurt Dowd has been around farms most of his life. So when it came time to transition the family’s historic operation near Hartford, Michigan, away f... more »
When it comes to mechanical pruning, or hedging, Stefano Musacchi puts an emphasis on improving the size of the fruit, as well as its flavor.
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While the fruit harvest may be winding down, vigilance is still needed for managing tree fruit diseases, especially in preparation for 2016.... more »
North Carolina State University (NCSU) has won a $6.7 million grant from USDA to undertake research and grower education efforts aimed at better manag... more »
The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB), the national marketing order for red tart cherries, recently determined the quantity of tart cherries... more »
Michigan State University (MSU) researchers have been working on an evolving technology since 2008, which is leading to a new method of harvesting tar... more »
As harvest winds down, this is a great opportunity for me to thank the many growers who helped with all of the tours this summer. Harvest is a busy ti... more »
In late June, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a California raisin grower arguing that government agencies should not be allowed to claim control... more »
Silver leaf is present in most temperate zone production areas. While it can cause severe and destructive symptoms in some areas of the world, this is... more »