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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.

Rare, Fatal Mosquito Borne Virus Cases Grow In Farming Community

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reporting four new cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in Southwest Michigan, including two that were fatal.

North Bay Produce grant allows sustainable blueberry packaging

North Bay Produce Inc., Traverse City, Mich., is focusing on sustainability with a grant that will allow it to purchase compostable packaging equipment for blueberries.

Mike Pirrone Produce names new president, Joe Pirrone returns

Mike Pirrone Produce, Capac, Mich., has promoted Matthew DeBlouw to president.

Applewood Fresh Growers prepares for big managed-variety season

Applewood Fresh Growers, Sparta, Mich., expects production increases for several apple varieties and has added equipment to meet those needs.
Jul 10, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Produce Crops, #Apples, #Michigan

Michigan asparagus season has successful close

The seven-week Michigan asparagus season ended in late June, with a record crop.
Jul 10, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Asparagus, #Michigan