January 15th 2014 Issue

Distinguished service awards announced at Great Lakes Expo

By |January 21st, 2014|

The Michigan State Horticultural Society presented Distinguished Service Awards to two people during the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable, and [...]

Michigan’s best cider award winners

By |January 21st, 2014|

Plymouth Orchards and Cider Mill won Michigan’s annual sweet cider contest. Second place went to Hill Brothers Orchards and [...]

Michigan Apple Queen crowned

By |January 21st, 2014|

Elizabeth ­Wittenbach of Belding was crowned the Michigan Apple Queen for 2014, and Emily ­Webster of Paw Paw is [...]

Oregon Cherry Growers promotes Weeden

By |January 21st, 2014|

Grower-owned cooperative Oregon Cherry Growers has announced the promotion of Danny Weeden, ten-year company veteran, to the role of [...]

Growers asked to tax themselves

By |January 21st, 2014|

Michigan growers to vote in February on proposed Tree Fruit Commission.

Labor worries

By |January 21st, 2014|

Michigan is at the north end of the migrant stream.

Michigan’s Expo draws record crowd

By |January 21st, 2014|

Speakers focus on threats to bees, funds for experiment stations, and fruiting walls.

No ban on small cherries

By |January 21st, 2014|

Committee decides not to eliminate 12-row red cherries.

Who will market WA 38?

By |January 21st, 2014|

Growers will be free to work with their regular packers and marketers and WSU will license them.

Don’t give Honeycrisp away

By |January 21st, 2014|

Growers must deliver quality and marketers must hold out for high prices.