Michigan Apple Growers To Reap Another Bumper Crop

August 26, 2014

By Pat Batcheller

"Our economic impact is somewhere between $700M and $900M a year."

Diane Smith, Executive Director of the Michigan Apple Committee.

Michigan passed New York last year as the number two apple growing state in the U-S, thanks to a record harvest of 30-million bushels. This year’s harvest will come close to that with just under 29-million bushels according to the non-profit Michigan Apple Committee. Executive Director Diane Smith tells WDET’s Pat Batcheller that the weather has been just right for growers. Click on the audio links above to hear the conversation.

Everything you want to know about Michigan apples is here.