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Unruly cider apples can be tamed

Apples prized by cider makers for their high levels of tannins and acids are difficult to grow, with tendencies to biennial growing and other undesirable growing characteristics. A new set of studies from Cornell University... more »

Huron Fruit Systems work platform eases orchard tasks

The ongoing labor crunch impacting specialty crop growers has put an enhanced emphasis on reducing the number of workers required in the production process. Among the industry contributors who long-ago recognized this opportunity is Walter... more »

PREVIEW: 2021 GLEXPO Farm Market Bus Tour

Join Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News for the GLEXPO Farm Market Bus Tour and visit some of West Michigan’s market-savvy farm markets. The tour will be moderated by Michigan State University Extension staff.... more »

Hort society recognizes distinguished service

The Michigan State Horticultural Society honored peach breeder Paul Friday (pictured above) and west Michigan orchard grower Mike Wittenbach with its 2020 Distinguished Service Award during the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO... more »

Focusing on tart cherries and peaches at EXPO

Tart cherry and peach growers each have a dedicated session on Wednesday morning of the Great Lakes Fruit,Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO to be held Dec. 10-12 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Researchers will present information... more »

Combating new grape pests and raspberry mulch trials discussed at 2019 GLEXPO

Two researchers in the northern U.S. are researching new pests local growers are seeing in grapes. At the Grape Session during the 2019 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO, Heather Leach and Christelle... more »

Michigan Horticultural Society to auction tractor at GLEXPO

The Michigan State Horticultural Society (MSHS) will auction a 1956 International Harvester Cub during the 2019 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO, Dec. 10-12. Proceeds from the auction will go toward the society’s... more »

New educational sessions at the 2019 GLEXPO

The upcoming Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO promises to bring the latest must-see educational sessions to the industry. While the EXPO offers many educational sessions by crop, the organizers also bring general... more »

New educational sessions at the 2019 GLEXPO

The upcoming Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO promises to bring the latest must-see educational sessions to the industry. While the EXPO offers many educational sessions by crop, the organizers also bring general... more »

Klein Cider Mill takes top honors in EXPO contest

Klein Cider Mill and Market of Sparta, Michigan was awarded first place in the 22nd annual Michigan Apple Cider Contest at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dec.... more »

Current Issue

Work platform eases orchard tasks

Unruly cider apples can be tamed

Self-steer technology addresses labor crunch

Few answers found for rapid apple decline

2021 Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 recognized

2021 GLEXPO Farm Market Bus Tour a hit

Michigan fruit growers honor Larry Gut, Ed Oxley

Aubrey Rasch crowned 2022 Michigan Apple Queen

Rutgers prof identifies what makes a winery work

Some business considerations for 2022, beyond

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Bingo, bango here we go with a litany of issues

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