Richard Lehnert

Nye wins Michigan hort society’s service award

By |December 15th, 2014|

The Michigan State Horticultural Society gave a distinguished service award to Ken Nye, who retired earlier this year after [...]

Changing of the guard at Summit

By |December 15th, 2014|

Wally Heuser’s nursery and variety management companies have new owners.

Michigan apple queen crowned during Expo

By |December 15th, 2014|

Mary Stoll has been crowned the 2015 Michigan Apple Queen, and Madison Rasch is first runner-up. They were crowned [...]

Engelsma’s Apple Barn Wins 18th Annual Cider Contest

By |December 15th, 2014|

Jim and Becky Engelsma and their daughter, Bridget, of Engelsma’s Apple Barn in Walker, took first place in the [...]

Distinguished Service Award: Harold Thome

By |November 28th, 2014|

Harold Thome is old enough to remember his dad packing apples into barrels for shipment to Chicago 200 miles [...]

A tale of two harvesters

By |November 26th, 2014|

Two ladderless apple harvest machines vie for grower approval. They are now for sale.

Organic fruit attracts customers

By |November 26th, 2014|

Steve Tennes, who operates the Country Mill orchard and farm market at Charlotte, Michigan, became convinced several years ago [...]

Understanding how tart cherry trees work is key to quality and cost control

By |November 24th, 2014|

Ask an orchard manager, just how good a job do you have to do to keep it producing high quality fruit year after year?

Not all consumers opposed to GMOs

By |November 24th, 2014|

How to measure the activism and attitudes regarding GMOs.

Automated trap simplifies research

By |November 20th, 2014|

Researchers at Michigan State University used the SemiosBio automated “camera trap” monitoring system last season as a research tool.

According [...]