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Late winter and invasive pests poses concern for Michigan fruit growers

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The late winter is a concern for many Michigan area fruit growers.

Fruit growers met in Traverse City this week to talk about things like invasive pests, marketing skills, and damage to vegetation. Continue reading

Upcoming Orchard and Vineyard Show to bring local fruit growers together after a bad year for local grapes

Fruit growers are taking some time in the middle of a cold, Michigan winter to network and talk grapes, apples and cherries.

Officials said the 2015 Northwest Orchard and Vineyard Show is an opportunity for growers to learn new techniques for better production.

They said 2014 was a dynamic year for Michigan’s commercial fruit growers because of last year’s harsh winter. And grapes in particular were impacted. Continue reading