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Michigan apple harvest begins in late August

Michigan’s apple harvest is set to begin on time, with early varieties, including Paula red and ginger gold, starting in late August.

Cold, rainy weather forces delays on Michigan’s crops

A lingering cold and rainy season had grower-shippers in Michigan waiting a little longer than normal this year to get their summer deals going.

North Bay sends apples to schools, food pantries during crisis

North Bay Produce, Traverse City, Mich., is continuing its food donation program as the COVID-19 crisis widens.

Michigan apples highlight health message in February

The Michigan Apple Committee, Lansing, is touting the state’s apples as a way to celebrate American Heart Month, which is February.

SpartanNash renews Double Up Food Bucks program

SpartanNash is renewing its Double Up Food Bucks program, with shoppers at 46 Family Fare, VG’s and ValuLand stores throughout Michigan giving food stamp recipients the opportunity to double fresh produce purchases.

West Central Michigan group plans fruit research center

A new group of horticulturists is establishing a fruit tree research center in Michigan to tackle issues facing apples and other crops.

North Bay Produce recalls apples after listeria test

North Bay Produce Inc., Traverse City, Mich., has recalled almost 2,300 cases and two bulk bins of apples because of the potential for Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

Apple thieves strike again

AgDay Broadcast - More crime in farm country...this time involving the theft of thousands of apples and pumpkins from farms in Michigan and Indiana.

Square Roots indoor farm opens at Gordon Food Service

Square Roots is officially opening its newest indoor farm at the headquarters of Gordon Food Service in Wyoming, Mich.

Michigan Farmer with EEE Fights for His Life In Hospital

One Michigan fruit farmer is fighting for his life after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). AgDay National Reporter Betsy Jibben visits the farm in Eau Claire, Michigan.