How Michigan producers can satisfy FSMA: Produce Safety Alliance training course

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension and its partners are offering a free grower training program to fruit and vegetable growers in the state of Michigan.

This grower training is a first step towards compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rules. The trainings will be offered in fall, winter and spring all […]

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Report: Michigan cherry crop almost a total loss

The overwhelming damage to U.S. tart cherry crop was detailed in a USDA report.

The numbers are truly staggering – the tart cherry crop in Michigan, the nation’s largest grower of tart cherries, is down 97 percent from last year. This caused a 68 percent drop nationally.

The forecast estimated Michigan will produce 5.5 million […]