Those rotten Honeycrisp

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Reds still dominate apple exports

Club varieties are too expensive when freight and duties are added. Read More »

Ambrosia restrictions to end

By 2019, Ambrosia will be an open variety in both the United States and Canada. But it won’t do well in all locations, growers are warned. Read More »

Clubs exclude many growers

Varieties are managed to create a controlled scarcity of product. Read More »

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2015 Fruit Crop Guesstimate is in

June 25th, 2015|0 Comments

Fruit growers and processors met in Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24 to take an early shot at guessing the size of the some of the nation’s 2015 fruit crops.

The numbers were presented at the 60th annual Fruit Crop Guesstimate organized by the 14 processor members of the Michigan Frozen Fruit Packers Association.

The presenters gave a detailed account of Michigan’s expected

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