Stable springs without hard frosts are sitting well for fruit tree growers around the country.
Washington growers are looking at a good bloom.
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Some growers are looking for a late-season market window.
“It’s hard to put a number on the potential market for dark, fresh, sweet cherries.”
With a cold, wet winter in the rearview mirror, fruit producers in the Northwest are looking forward to spring and getting back into their orchards. T... more »
The compost project at Stemilt was featured at the Tilth Conference in Wenatchee, Washinton. The compost facility is located in the center of the comp... more »
Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development Director Jamie Clover Adams announced March 17 that the state’s cherry producers... more »
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 ... more »
[caption id="attachment_13036" align="alignright" width="182"] John H. Baugher[/caption]
John H. Baugher, 88, died at his home on Jan. 2, 2017. He ... more »
Perry Hedin has managed the tart cherry industry’s federal marketing order – the Cherry Industry Administrative Board – for nearly two decades. ... more »
Mark Miezio went from designing highway projects across the country to becoming operations manager for a Michigan tree fruit production company. He ad... more »
The 2016 season is almost in our rearview mirror. Although the fruit harvest may be winding down, vigilance is still needed for managing tree fruit di... more »
Shoreline Fruit has donated 40,000 pounds of tart Montmorency cherries to Feeding America of West Michigan.
Through a collaborative effort between... more »
The Cherry Industry Administrative Board (CIAB) has recommended that USDA restrict 29 percent of the 2016/17 tart cherry crop.
Actual U.S. producti... more »