Items Tagged with 'Fruit Ridge'


The apple of their eyes

Grower and entrepreneur have their sights set on the hard cider industry.

July 10, 2015
Head north on M-37 long enough and the road becomes a winding, up-and-down journey through apple, cherry and peach orchards in an area known as the Fruit Ridge. Read More

Bruise-free apple harvester invented on the Fruit Ridge

Phil Brown Welding Corp.’s innovation is being tested by university ag departments.

September 27, 2013
A small Conklin company that builds and repairs farm machinery for fruit growers all over the U.S. and Canada has devised and patented a vacuum apple-harvesting machine that may be able to speed up the process by 20 percent without bruising the fruit. Read More