Fruit Production

Upcoming Events:

Organic Blueberry Marketing Field Day at Mitchell's Patch of Blue

July 15, 2024 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Learn how SW Michigan blueberry farmers are creatively marketing their products

Viticulture Field Day and Michigan Enology Experience

July 31, 2024 – August 1, 2024 Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center, 1791 Hillandale Rd Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Two days of education about the latest technology, strategies and techniques in both viticulture and winemaking.

Heroes to Hives Beekeeping Workshop in Paw Paw, MI

July 31, 2024 5:30PM – 7:00PM MSU Veterans Therapy Garden, 801 Hazen St., Paw Paw, MI 49079

Beekeeping workshops for Veterans, Reservists, Active Duty and National Guard members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their adult children, spouses, partners, & caregivers.



Michigan grape scouting report – June 26, 2024

Southwest Michigan fruit update – June 25, 2024 

Harnessing the power of cover crops in fruit systems