Michigan’s cherry crop is expected to be down this year following freezing temperatures in May.
One grower said while the fruit looks to be in good shape, you still won’t see local fruit at this year’s National Cherry Festival.
Nye said wine grapes, cherries and peaches are tender and may be more at risk than other fruit, such as apples and pears.
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow says Michigan’s cherry growers are getting new crop insurance options.
Research suggest tart cherries have the “highest anti-inflammatory content of any food” and can help people with osteoarthritis manage their disease.
A disaster is unfolding in Michigan orchards as erratic spring weather causes some of the biggest losses in decades of cherries, apples and other fruits, growers said Thursday.
A return to cold weather following last month’s unusual warm spell has put northern Michigan’s tart cherry crop in jeopardy.
A fundraiser luncheon is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 10 at Traverse City St. Francis High School to raise money for research into Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases at Central Michigan University. The star of the plate will be the star of the research involved — cherries.
WWJ’s Marie Osborne salutes a Michigan company specializing in concentrated cherry juice.
WWJ’s Marie Osborne features the Achatz Pie Company, homegrown here in Michigan.