Great Lakes EXPO

Mulching blueberries and cherries focus of 2020 Great Lakes EXPO sessions

Despite going virtual for the first time due to COVID-19, the educational sessions and opportunities at the 2020 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO will once again provide growers with invaluable information and... more »

Full program unveiled for 2020 Great Lakes EXPO virtual educational sessions

For the first time ever, the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO will be transitioning to a virtual EXPO for 2020, including virtual booths, educational sessions and more. Although there won’t be any in-person events,... more »

2020 Great Lakes EXPO goes virtual

Due to COVID-19, many trade shows and businesses have been forced to alter their plans and events for the 2020 calendar year. For the first time ever, the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market... more »

Utilizing cover crops at the 2020 Great Lakes EXPO

Understanding soil health and fertility is one of the most important areas of research for fruit growers. At the 2020 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO, a couple of the highlighted sessions will... more »

Learn marketing tips for profitability in 2020 Great Lakes EXPO farm marketing keynote

Following the COVID-19 pandemic, many growers and businesses are looking to enhance the online experience for their customers. At the virtual 2020 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO, the Farm Marketing keynote and subsequent... more »

Latest in visa and housing news to be shared at 2019 EXPO

After the proposed H-2C visas failed to gain support from the legislature, changes to H-2A and H-2B visas were revisited. The changes and new considerations growers need to make will be the focus of several... more »

Kapnick Orchards wins Michigan cider contest

Kapnick Orchards won the 21st annual Michigan Apple Cider Contest at the Great Lakes Fruit Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO in Grand Rapids Dec. 8. Cidermaker Scott Robertello owns... more »

Growers, researchers honored at Great Lakes EXPO banquet

Growers and researchers were honored for their contributions to the industry Wednesday, Dec. 8 at a formal banquet at the Great Lakes Fruit Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO in Grand Rapids. Allan Overhiser, a fifth-generation... more »

Apple presentations on tap at 2016 Great Lakes EXPO

Even though apple harvest is wrapping up for the 2016 season, there is still much to do – orchard clean up or removal, late-season mowing, rodent management, equipment repairs and education. Yes, education is a... more »

EXPO schedule packed with educational events

In addition to a large trade show with more than 450 exhibitors, this year’s Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO will offer a variety of educational opportunities and special events. Once again, the... more »

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