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  • Microwave-Baked Apples

    Published on October 27, 2014
    For maximum quality, store apples in a cool place, between 32 and 40 °F. Apples stored at this temperature maintain nutritional benefits such as B vitamins, fiber and vitamin C and can be kept for about a month. There are many varieties of apples, and they can be prepared in many ways.

  • 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.

  • Microwave Baked Apples

    Try this simple, warm desert!

  • Baked Apples and Squash

    We combined Michigan apples and butternut squash in this tasty Apple-Squash Casserole.

  • Growing Cider Apples

    Published on April 8, 2016

    The basics of growing cider apples.

  • Growing organic apples

    Growing organic apples in Michigan is a difficult thing to do. There are three major struggles: effective pest control for insects, diseases and weeds.

  • Microwave Baked Apples

    Published on March 13, 2020

    Microwave Baked Apples

  • Baked Apples & Squash

    Published on March 13, 2020

    We combined Michigan apples and butternut squash in this tasty Apple-Squash Casserole.

  • Michigan apples

    Published on September 30, 2014
    Learn what variety of apples are harvested in Michigan and their nutrient value.

  • Apples, apples, apples

    Published on September 24, 2013
    Apples can be preserved by freezing, canning or dehydrating.

  • Eating wild apples

    Published on September 24, 2015
    Fall is the time to forage for wild apples in Michigan

  • Celebrate Michigan apples

    Published on January 5, 2015
    Apples can be used year-round in a variety of ways.

  • Michigan apples now available!

    Published on October 28, 2014
    The fourth and final Cultivate Michigan purchasing guide for 2014 is now available and is featuring the iconic Michigan Apple!

  • Michigan Fresh: Using, Storing, and Preserving Apples (HNI16)

    Published on August 15, 2014
    Apples can be preserved and served in many ways. This bulletin replaces WO1040 Food Preservation Series- Apples (Michigan State University Extension, 2006). Michigan-grown apples are available most of the year. The peak harvest is August through October.

  • Fun with science and apples

    Published on October 11, 2019
    Discover science through activities dealing with food.

  • Strip cultivation in apples video

    Published on May 12, 2011
    Watch this video on strip cultivation in apples from the MSU Organic Pest Management’s research.

  • Apples and the science behind them

    Published on September 20, 2018
    Crisp Michigan apples are ready for picking and eating. Let’s learn some plant science at the dinner table—apples edition!

  • It’s time to learn about apples

    Published on October 30, 2017
    Apples provide learning opportunities in careers, math, science and health.