The North American Tart Cherry Conference is March 6 in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Michigan growers are invited to an industry-sponsored meeting on March 6 for updates on tart cherry research, promotion and communications.
The North American Tart Cherry Conference IV is set for March 6. This conference will be held at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Mich., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This program is sponsored by CherrCo, and all Michigan cherry growers are invited to attend.
This conference will provide an overview of the challenges and successes the Michigan Cherry Industry has faced in the past two years. Topics will include high density tart cherry orchards, the impacts of the marketing and promotion program, the influence of the federal marketing order, new tart cherry varieties and harvesting systems, and a summary of the New FARM (Farmer Assistance and Resource Management) recent trip to New Zealand.