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Take hold of managing liability on agritourism farms

Agritainment operators need to do everything they can to minimize farm safety risks, manage liability, mitigate financial risk through enterprise budgeting and improve marketing strategies. Brian J... more

Teenagers line up to work at century-old farm

Adapting to change has been part of Krupp Farms’ growth and improvement over the past 100 years. This year marks not only the Comstock Park, Michigan, farm’... more

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USApple joins launch of healthy snacking grant program

The U.S. Apple Association in partnership with the School Nutrition Association and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, are ... more »

Salad Bars to Schools effort hits the 5,000 mark

In just seven years, Salad Bars to Schools, a public private partnership founded by United Fresh Start Foundation, Whole Foods Market, Chef Ann Founda... more »

Marathon finishers to receive Michigan apples

Michigan apples will be distributed at the finish line of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for the second year. The Michigan Apple Committee (MAC... more »

USApple asks: How do you #AppleADay?

How do you like your daily apple? Do you slice a crisp Fuji at lunchtime and dip it in a side of nut butter? Perhaps you end your day on a sweet note ... more »

Governor declares October Michigan Apple Month

To recognize the importance of the Michigan Apple industry, Gov. Rick Snyder has declared October Michigan Apple Month. With more than 11.3 million ... more »

Cider association releases first-ever cider style guidelines

The Portland, Oregon-based United States Association of Cider Makers (USACM) has adopted its first-ever set of cider style guidelines, an effort to as... more »

Smaller crops to boost apple, pear and grape grower prices

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service forecast the 2017 U.S. apple crop at 10.4 billion pounds, down 7 percent from the previous year but ... more »

Berry tunnel production, consumers subjects of surveys

TunnelBerries researchers Kathy Kelley and Kathy Demchak, both Penn State University personnel, will administer two Internet surveys to learn about gr... more »

Retailer takes ‘ugly’ produce and turns it into sales

Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Meijer has found a perfectly-imperfect fit for customers interested in reducing food waste and sacrificing aesthetics for... more »

Judge: Farmer banned from city market may return

A federal district judge Friday, Sept. 15, issued a preliminary injunction against the city of East Lansing, Michigan that allows a nearby Charlotte f... more »


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