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  • Blueberries

    Michigan blueberry growers produce about 100 million pounds of blueberries every year, making the state a leader in blueberry production.

  • Cherries

    MSU Extension promotes the growth of cherry production, and offers educational opportunities to explore and learn to improve production.

  • Peaches

    MSU Extension offers programming and resources to assist growers in selecting peach varieties, insect and disease management, marketing strategies, rootstocks, tree training, cold hardiness, pheromone disruption, processing and fresh market peaches.

  • Chestnuts

    Chestnuts are being grown throughout the state and is supported by MSU Extension. There are opportunities for educators and researchers to share and learn about the growth of chestnuts and how to maintain the population without decrease.

  • Apples

    With more than 900 million pounds of apples produced per year, apples are Michigan's largest fruit crop. MSU Extension offers a variety of programming to assist farmers in orchard management and tree growth.

  • Berries

    MSU Extension focuses on the growth of the berry category and offers information and resources provided by educators, to inform researchers of possible diseases and updates.

  • Fruit & Nuts

    MSU Extension provides educational programs and publications based on applied research for Michigan fruit crops including apples, pears, blueberries, chestnuts, brambles, plums, cherries, grapes, peaches and strawberries.

  • Grapes

    Resources for growing healthy wine and juice grapes in Michigan. Sign up for our e-newsletter for updates about integrated pest management, viticulture, research and events. Browse our web for videos, publications and more.

  • Southwest Michigan Horticultural Days 2019

    Date: Feb 06, 2019
    Two day fruit and vegetable meetings and trade show for commercial fruit growers, advanced hobbyists, and related industry.

  • Ag Action 2019 - CANCELLED

    Date: Jan 25, 2019
    An annual event featuring educational sessions on agriculture, food safety and home gardening. It also features a trade show highlighting local businesses.

  • 2020 Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference

    Date: Mar 05, 2020
    The conference, designed for both growers and brewers, will feature separate basic and advanced sessions for hop growers, as well as a barley and malting session.

  • 2019 Winter Grower Produce Safety Certification Course-Benton Harbor

    Date: Feb 05, 2019
    Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) certification training

  • 2019 Winter Grower Produce Safety Certification Course-Grand Rapids

    Date: Jan 31, 2019
    Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) certification training.

  • Core Manual/RUP Review - Centreville, MI

    Date: Feb 01, 2019
    A review of the Core Pesticide Applicators Manual to prepare for the MDARD Pesticide Applicators Certification Exam.

  • 2019 Winter Grower Produce Safety Certification Course-Kalamazoo

    Date: Feb 08, 2019
    Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) certification training.

  • Restricted Use Pesticide Testing - Centreville, MI

    Date: Jan 24, 2019
    The cost for the Private exam is $50 and the Commercial Exam is $75.

  • Pesticide Applicator Training and Core Manual Review

    Date: Feb 06, 2019
    Review of content and practice exam from National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual and MI addendums for private and commercial applicators

  • Farm Management

    Published on December 12, 2013

  • Minimize Apple Bruising in the Packing Line (E2290)

    Published on September 26, 2016
    Apples on the tree are generally free of bruise damage, but after traveling through a series of handling processes, apples in the retail store often show bruises.

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