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Kurt Weber Takes Helm at Michigan State Hort Society

The Michigan State Horticultural Society’s top position is changing hands once again. Kurt Weber will replace Mike Wittenbach as MSHS president in December, during the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO in Grand... more »

More Plum Pox Virus Found

Discoveries of plum pox virus outside of Pennsylvania now total three, one confirmed in Michigan on Aug. 11 and two confirmed in New York's Niagara County. The New York findings were on July 17 on... more »

Plum Pox Virus Detected in Michigan

Aggressive efforts are under way to manage the plum pox virus (PPV), which the USDA found in samples collected from a routine survey at the Michigan State University Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center (SWMREC)... more »

Some Areas See Crops Reduced by Weather

On the first day of summer, the Michigan Frozen Fruit Packers Association pulled together its members to evaluate the outlook for production of fruit crops, in Michigan and the nation.About 150 people attended the 51st... more »

EPA Pulls Plug on Some Guthion Uses

The Environmental Protection Agency has decided to end the use of azinphos-methyl (Guthion, Azinphos-methyl 50WS) on peaches, nectarines, caneberries, cranberries, potatoes, cotton and Southern pine seed.EPA ruled that existing supplies of the insecticide can be... more »

Fruit Crop Guesstimate to be June 22

The 50th Annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate, sponsored by the Michigan Frozen Food Packers Association, will be held at 2 p.m. June 22 in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Mich.The Guesstimate provides a forum... more »

Current Issue

Fruit Growers News September 2022 issue cover

Apple association forecasts higher U.S. production in 2022-23

Jenschke Orchards braves Texas-sized heat, drought

SWD-killing wasps released in Michigan to protect fruit

High-altitude pears: IFTA tour spotlights Washington pears

Cold tolerance is hot topic at Michigan Viticulture Field Day

Ridgefest updates industry on Michigan apple, cherry research

Cal Poly strawberry research: Can robots kill pests?

Great Lakes EXPO sessions to look at how to effectively plan farm succession and the benefits of Farm to School

Farm Market column: Fine Tuning Your Market Performance

Ag Labor Review: Small-town virtues, from the ballpark to the classroom

 

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