apple harvest

6:57 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Michigan grows a bumper apple crop

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Industry officials say Michigan will produce about $900 million worth of apples this year.
Michigan apples are back - and in a big way. The U.S. Apple Association said today it expects the state to produce 30 million bushels - welcome news after last year's whacky spring weather devastated 90% of the overall apple crop.
7:37 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Apple crop improved over last year

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Last year's smaller harvest was caused by damaging cold
Farmers say an overabundance of product is a problem, though.