October 20, 2017

Midwest Apple Crop Up Dramatically for 2013

Fruit Grower News reports that the apple crop for the Midwest is up 472% over 2012 when a spring frost to forget hit orchards in Michigan and other areas hard.

Great quote from Fruit Grower News article: “The new state bird of Michigan is going to be a frost fan.”

For more information see:  2013 Apple Crop Boosted By Recovery in NY and Midwest 


About Mark Ganchiff

Mark Ganchiff is the publisher of Midwest Wine Press, the leading source of news on the growing wine industry in the central United States. Mark has been a wine judge at the 2012 and 2014 INDY International Wine Competition, the 2014 Cold Climate Wine Competition, the 2013 Mid-American Wine Competition, the 2012 Illinois State Fair Wine Competition and the 2013 Michigan Wine Competition. He also enjoys speaking at wine events including the Cold Climate Wine Conference, the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association Annual Meeting, the Midwest Grape and Wine Conference and the Wisconsin Fruit and Vegetable Conference. Mark’s articles about regional wine have appeared in Vineyard & Winery Management, WineMaker and several regional magazines.
Mark is a Level One Sommelier in the Court of Master Sommeliers. He lives in Louisville, but also has a residence in Chicago.