Cherry Institute meeting set for January 16

By |December 18th, 2014|

Cherry growers from the Pacific Northwest will gather at the 72nd Cherry Institute to learn the latest horticultural research, [...]

People count at Duckwall Fruit

By |December 17th, 2014|

Duckwall’s mission is to mold a team who will achieve the best possible results for its growers and customers, and ultimately consumers.

How to harvest and store WA 38 (Cosmic Crisp) apples

By |December 16th, 2014|

Earlier Good Fruit Grower articles have described the taste and horticultural traits of the recently commercialized apple cultivar WA [...]

Use winter weeds to improve soil

By |December 16th, 2014|

Winter weeds are a cheap way of improving and adding organic matter to soil. It is costly and difficult [...]

Manage nutrients precisely

By |December 16th, 2014|

There are both environmental and economic advantages to matching fertilizer applications to the trees’ needs.

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 [...]

Update your fertilizer strategies

By |December 15th, 2014|

When you’re ­fertilizing trees, visualize their root systems.

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 [...]