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  • 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.

  • Apple, Carrot and Raisin Salad

    Use up your Michigan apples in a different way with this apple, carrot, and raisin salad.

  • Red Beet and Apple Salad

    Published on May 13, 2019

  • Canning Applesauce

    Published on May 13, 2019
    Select Michigan apples that are sweet, juicy and crisp. For a tart favor, add 1 to 2 pounds of tart apples to each 3 pounds of sweeter fruit. An average of 21 pounds is needed per canner load of 7 quarts; an average of 13½ pounds is needed per canner load of 9 pints.

  • Microwave Baked Apples

    Try this simple, warm desert!

  • Pear Party Salsa

    Published on September 9, 2016
    Honey is a great natural sweetener to add to any of your favorite dishes. It contains throat-soothing properties and nutrients that give you energy.

  • Homemade Apple Sauce

    Try our easy applesauce recipe and freeze the leftovers for later!

  • Apple Dip

    Apples are packed full of heart-healthy fiber and they make a great grab and go snack. Try dipping your next apple in this tasty Apple Dip!

  • 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.

  • Baked Apples and Squash

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

  • Apr 5

    Spring 2021 Statewide Tree Fruit Webinar Series

    April 5, 2021 12:00PM – 1:00PM

    These free webinars are for commercial tree fruit growers to discuss crop and pest management in cherry and apple orchards. The webinars will be held on Zoom Monday through Friday, April 5-16 at 12-1 PM EST.

  • Apr 28

    Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop - WEBINAR

    April 28, 2020 2:00PM – 4:00PM Webinar- Zoom

    Proper fruit tree care and pruning is important for overall tree health and fruit development. This webinar workshop will provide 'smart' tree care and proper pruning practices.

  • Mar 19

    Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop - Dickinson

    March 19, 2020 3:30PM – 5:00PM W6720 Maplewood Dr., Iron Mountain, MI 49801

    Proper fruit tree care and pruning is important for overall tree health and fruit development. This workshop will provide 'smart' tree care and proper pruning practices.

  • Mar 30

    CANCELED: Preseason Fruit Update

    March 30, 2020 – April 2, 2020

    Preseason update for fruit growers on insect and disease control in fruit crops.

  • A Practical Guide to Scouting Apple Orchards

    A Practical Guide to Scouting Apple Orchards Online Course was developed by MSU Extension and builds off of the original DVD produced by MSU's Integrated Pest Management Program Office. The goal of this course is to provide users with the knowledge needed to effectively, efficiently and safely scout apple orchards.

  • Bernard Zandstra

    Bernard Zandstra is conducting research at Michigan State University's Clarksville Research Center to help farmers keep their apple orchards weed free.

  • Julianna Wilson

    Julianna Wilson is conducting research at MSU’s Clarksville Research Center, through a project funded by Project GREEEN and the Michigan Apple Committee, to look at factors involved with apple replant disease in Michigan.

  • Michigan Tree Fruit Commission - Working in new ways to advance the industry

    The Michigan Tree Fruit Commission was created in 2014 with a focus on upgrading MSU research center infrastructure for apple, cherry, peach and plum projects.

  • Improving tree fruit nutrient, pesticide application processes

    Researchers at Clarksville Research Center are conducting a multi-state, multi-disciplinary study to develop a new way of getting foliar inputs into apples and cherries.

  • Christopher Gottschalk

    Christopher Gottschalk with MSU's Plant Breeding, Genetics and Technology, is researching a red-flesh and cultivar breeding project in apples.

  • Growing Cider Apples

    Published on April 8, 2016

    The basics of growing cider apples.