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Leslie Mertz

About Leslie Mertz

Leslie Mertz, Ph.D., is a long-time freelance science writer based in Gaylord, Michigan, and has been a regular contributor to Good Fruit Grower since 2015.

Watch and learn

By |February 12th, 2018|

Michigan State University’s new video series highlights grape and wine research.

Five tips for tying grapevines

By |February 5th, 2018|

Michigan State University viticulture extension educator has some tricks to make work easier in the vineyard.

A flash of enhancement for red grapes

By |February 5th, 2018|

Hopes are high that new technology can improve Michigan reds.

Great grape growth in Michigan

By |February 5th, 2018|

Economic study shows soaring winery industry.

Ohio grower adds a touch of tech to his orchard

By |January 26th, 2018|

Former information-technology specialist uses computer skills in pick-your-own venture.

Bringing antique apples back to market

By |January 17th, 2018|

Michigan grower finds niche with abundance of heritage varieties.

Nation’s oldest commercial winery back in operation in Kentucky

By |December 27th, 2017|

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Years of research and a good helping of serendipity led to the exact location of the first commercial vineyard and

Verification program lets growers show off their stewardship

By |December 27th, 2017|

A good sign for growers

Avoiding the pitfalls: Expo 2017 Preview

By |November 27th, 2017|

Managing relationships is an important key to family farms: Great Lakes Farm Market EXPO

Wine gaining ground in Michigan

By |November 15th, 2017|

New Michigan wine collaborative aims to shape state’s industry.

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