Featured stories covering postharvest issues appear in this issue.
Q: What attracted you to farming?
My great-grandfather was one of the early pear farmers in the upper valley. Everyone said he was crazy. That [...]
A survey of 115 international wine trade professionals, commissioned by ProWein, an international trade fair of wines and spirits, points to five major developments [...]
The Michigan State Horticultural Society presented Distinguished Service Awards to two people during the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable, and Farm Market Expo.
Jim Koan, of [...]
Plymouth Orchards and Cider Mill won Michigan’s annual sweet cider contest. Second place went to Hill Brothers Orchards and Cider Mill, Grand Rapids, and [...]
Elizabeth Wittenbach of Belding was crowned the Michigan Apple Queen for 2014, and Emily Webster of Paw Paw is first runner-up.
The contest took place [...]
Grower-owned cooperative Oregon Cherry Growers has announced the promotion of Danny Weeden, ten-year company veteran, to the role of executive vice president, general manager, [...]
Growers can easily build their own nontoxic bait station for rodents, patterned after a system originally devised in California to control bubonic plague in [...]
After leading the Northwest Fruit Exporters for 20 years, Jim Archer retired at the end of 2013. Fred Scarlett replaced Archer in early January.