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Nearly $20,000 doled out for ND orchard projects

May 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says the North Dakota Community Orchard Project aims to increase access to fresh, locally grown fruit, and also foster community spirit by bringing people together to plant and tend the orchards. Continue Reading

Apple prices rise in Minnesota after limited harvest

January 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota harvested fewer apples in 2010. But, growers say prices recovered from a downturn the previous year. Continue Reading

Apple season arrives early

August 25, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Minnesota apple growers say the 2010 harvest has arrived about a week to 10 days earlier this year due to the warm spring and recent warm weather. Customers looking for a favorite variety are advised to call ahead to time their trip. Continue Reading