Richard Lehnert

  • The first in-kind donation to under the Michigan Tree Fruit Commission is a sprayer from Gillison’s Variety Fabrication to the Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Station. From left are Craig and Ron Gillison, Nikki Rothwell, station coordinator, and Mike VanAgtmael, fruit grower and Tree Fruit Commission board member. (Richard Lehnert/Good Fruit Grower)
    Permalink The first in-kind donation to under the Michigan Tree Fruit Commission is a sprayer from Gillison’s Variety Fabrication to the Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Station. From left are Craig and Ron Gillison, Nikki Rothwell, station coordinator, and Mike VanAgtmael, fruit grower and Tree Fruit Commission board member. <b>(Richard Lehnert/Good Fruit Grower)</b>Gallery

    Gillisons make first in-kind donation to Michigan research fund

Gillisons make first in-kind donation to Michigan research fund

By |January 16th, 2015|

Ron and Dianne Gillison, owners of Gillison’s Variety Fabrication, which designs and builds machinery for the fruit industry, were [...]

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 [...]