Fruits

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 »

USDA conducts raspberry referendum


USDA is conducting a referendum from June 8 to 24, for eligible processed raspberry producers and importers to determine whether a new national Processed Raspberry Promotion, Research, and Information Order should be established.The program will... 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 »

Cranberry growers have a new online network

North American cranberry growers have a new resource for gathering information. The North American Cranberry Growers Network (NACGN) offers growers access to an online community of growers and experts who share ideas and tips for... more »

Haygrove winner planning for raspberries

The winner of the annual Great American Haygrove Giveaway was William McCaffery of Spring Rain Farms, East Taunton, Mass. If all goes according to plan, he will be erecting the Haygrove tunnel on his father’s... more »

Researchers ‘FasTrack’ plum breeding

Plum, peach, cherry, apricot and almond trees – what do they have in common? Well, they are all members of the genus Prunus, and their fruits are well loved among American consumers. But perhaps the... more »

Commission promotes Georgia blueberries

Georgia is a state known for peaches, pecans and onions. But if Joe Cornelius and the George Blueberry Commission (GBC) have anything to say about it, Georgia will become known for blueberries above all other... more »

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