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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Cherry Growers Association

Flathead cherry crop expected to be later this season Flathead cherry crop expected to be later this season

YELLOW BAY – The Community Clubhouse was full of talk about soil health, bud size and harvest dates at the Flathead Cherry Growers co-operative meeting. According to Bruce Johnson, President of the co-op’s board of directors, the event serves as a springboard for the coming season. Growers lea...

Cherry checkoff nixed by 3-1 margin Cherry checkoff nixed by 3-1 margin

POLSON — Montana cherry growers have voted to eliminate the Montana Cherry Research and Market Development program, aka the “cherry checkoff.” The state Department of Agriculture will now take steps to eliminate the program, a press release states. Seventy-five percent of cherry growe...

All about cherries: statewide symposium held in Polson All about cherries: statewide symposium held in Polson

POLSON – Gibberellic acid, stem-free cherries and cherry powdery mildew were just some of the topics discussed at the third annual Montana Cherry Symposium, held Sept. 14 at KwaTaqNuk Resort.  Sponsored by the Montana Department of Agriculture, the one-day event featured speakers from Oregon, W...

Montana Cherry Symposium is Sept. 14 in Polson

POLSON — The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the Montana Cherry Advisory Committee will be hosting the Montana Cherry Symposium at the KwaTaqNuk Resort in Polson on Thursday, Sept. 14. The symposium will bring together cherry industry experts, and producers for a day packed with education o...

Disease management topic of cherry growers’ meeting

YELLOW BAY — The 81st annual cherry growers’ horticultural meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at the Yellow Bay Community Clubhouse located at mile-marker 18 on Highway 35. Dr. Claudia Probst, Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Scien...

Main squeeze Main squeeze

A new partnership between Flathead Cherry Growers Association and Tabletree Enterprises, a juicing company, will utilize culled, damaged fruit that was once just tossed out.  FLCG President Bruce Johnson is excited about this new venture and can’t wait to see what this deal will do to the cherr...

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