Michigan grower finding more apples than first thought.

At least one Michigan orchard reports having more apples than they had anticipated.King Orchards in Kewadin, Mich. said they are finding more fruit than first thought but are worried that the news won't get to... more »

Romney, Ryan to stop at Mich. orchard Friday

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, will hold a campaign rally Friday in Oakland County.The pair will speak around noon at Long Family Orchard, Farm and Cider Mill... more »

State control could revive plan for Detroit urban vineyard

Are plans ripening for a winery on Belle Isle?Gov. Rick Snyder gave the proposal a mild boost at the 2012 Mackinac Policy Conference when he mentioned in a keynote speech that the idea had crossed... more »

Labor Department takes legal action against Michigan farms

The U.S. Department of Labor sent out a press release Aug. 22, stating it is taking legal action to protect migrant workers at three Michigan farm operations in Cass and Manistee counties, following investigations conducted... more »

Loss of crop forces farm market closure

Motman Greenhouse just outside of Allendale, Mich., will not open this fall because much of the apple crop was killed, a family member told Fox 17 News.A family member was spotted painting a sign along... more »

Full picture: 2012 apple crop smaller than last year

The size of the 2012 U.S. apple crop will be 202.1 million bushels, according to the U.S. Apple Association (USApple). That estimate was given during the association’s annual Apple Crop Outlook and Marketing Conference held... more »

2012 apple crop down 10 percent from last year

The U.S. Apple Association has announced its estimate of the size of the 2012 U.S. apple crop: 202.1 million bushels.That estimate is about 10 million bushels greater than USDA’s recent estimate. It’s down by 10... more »

USDA: cranberry crop down slightly

The forecast for the 2012 U.S. cranberry crop is 7.68 million barrels, down less than 1 percent from the 2011 crop, according to USDA.Wisconsin will lead the way, with 4.5 million barrels (up from 4.4... more »

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