Bilingual Quinn Farm draws 100K visitors a year

Last year, the farm attracted more than 100,000 visitors – a number that’s more impressive given the fact that the farm market doesn’t advertise.

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Farm markets report prices, strategy

For as long as growers have been selling their crops at market, they’ve stretched their necks to look at what the other folks charge.

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Owners of Klackle Orchards announce retirement

Changes are coming to a major Greenville, Michigan, agrtourism destination. In a Facebook post Dec. 4, owners Steve and Rosemary Klackle announ... more »

Cosmic Crisp launch to be ‘largest in apple history’

The team that made the popular Pink Lady brand apple a household name is gearing up to make apple history once again, this time with the variety sold ... more »

100 attend diverse Great Lakes Expo Farm Market Bus tour

More than 100 farmers from as far away as Africa, Alaska and Quebec toured diverse farm market offerings in West Michigan Monday, December 3. The G... more »

US, Mexico and Canada sign trade agreement

[caption id="attachment_19213" align="alignright" width="385"] The trade agreement was signed at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Mexico. Photo: Presid... more »

New topics abound at EXPO farm market program

If you enjoyed the pre-conference farm market tour in past years, you’ll be glad to know it’s back at this year’s Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable a... more »

Crunch Time Apple Growers garner international awards

Crunch Time Apple Growers have won three Silver Davey Awards in the 14th annual contest, as announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. W... more »

World Pear Day promotion set for Dec. 1

To kick off the 14th year of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) proclaiming December to be National Pear Month, Pear Bureau Northwest/USA Pear... more »

Pear Bureau Northwest hires event coordinator

Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) is pleased to announce Angela Daniels has joined the company as Event Coordinator. Daniels brings diverse experience in e... more »

Fruit industry reps, US official embark on South Korea Trade Mission

Representatives from nearly 50 U.S. agribusinesses and farm organizations will join Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Administrator Ken Isley on a U.... more »

US moves to protect tart cherry industry from dumping by Turkey

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, D.-Michigan, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, said Nov. 1 a major st... more »

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