Richard Lehnert

Michigan cider makers unite

By |January 15th, 2015|

A small group of Michigan hard cider makers has started the Michigan Cider Association.

“The bylaws were signed during Expo,” [...]

Italy’s growing heritage: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |January 7th, 2015|

Cooperation among small growers helps them compete and thrive.

Orchards are well equipped: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |January 7th, 2015|

Large and small growers share their techniques in the South Tyrol.

Building a LINSA: 2014 IFTA Italy

By |January 7th, 2015|

Italian growers forge a cooperative network for learning, innovation, and sustainable farming.

$10 million RosBREED 2 grant

By |January 2nd, 2015|

Plant pathologists will work with breeders to develop disease-resistant varieties.

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 [...]