By Richard Lehnert|2013-11-11T13:22:49+00:00December 1st, 2012|
While Michigan is considered a natural for blueberry production because of the acid, sandy soils located in the moderated climate
By Geraldine Warner|2013-11-24T18:42:47+00:00December 1st, 2012|
Consumer demand for Honeycrisp apples is so intense and the return so high that growers can afford to spend the
By Geraldine Warner|2013-11-24T18:31:57+00:00December 1st, 2012|
Washington State fruit growers and packers Gebbers Farms of Brewster and Chelan Fruit Cooperative have purchased a 50-percent stake in
By Good Fruit Grower|2013-11-11T12:27:17+00:00December 1st, 2012|
Beginning in late 2011 and continuing into 2012, there’s been increased real estate activity in the Pacific Northwest, driven by
By Geraldine Warner|2013-11-24T18:38:01+00:00December 1st, 2012|
Photo by Melissa Hansen
For the past 30 years, Red Delicious has been the poor relation of the apple family. Although
By Geraldine Warner|2013-11-11T12:35:22+00:00December 1st, 2012|
Strong prices for apples during the past few seasons have prompted a spurt in orchard renewal and expansion, tree nurseries
By Richard Lehnert|2014-07-02T13:57:03+00:00December 1st, 2012|
Steve Hunt, the incoming president of the Michigan State Horticultural Society, grows only one kind of fruit—blueberries—about 110 acres worth.
By Melissa Hansen|2013-11-24T18:31:46+00:00December 1st, 2012|
Mike Omeg reminds growers not to get too hung up on the specifics.
Photo by Geraldine Warner
Oregon State University agricultural economists
By Richard Lehnert|2014-07-02T13:59:53+00:00December 1st, 2012|
The blueberry industry has had a growth curve that growers would love to see for any fruit.
From a relatively minor
By Good Fruit Grower|2013-11-24T18:37:39+00:00December 1st, 2012|
Members of the Borton family currently involved in the business are (left to right): Andy Birley (fourth generation), Katie (Borton)